Warriors FC head coach Jorg Steinebrunner let rip at referee Farhad Mohamad for what he perceived to be a wrong penalty call in their defeat to Tampines Rovers. (Photo: S.League)
A contentious penalty decision against Warriors FC and the subsequent red card for the goalkeeper were the major talking points as the team went down 4-2 to Tampines Rovers on Saturday (30 April) night in the S.League.
The incident occurred in the 50th minute with the Warriors leading 2-1 at Jurong West Stadium, when the Rovers' Fazrul Nawaz appeared to have been brought down in the penalty area by the Warriors' goalkeeper Yazid Yasin.
Referee Farhad Mohamad immediately pointed to the spot, before walking over to confer with his linesman Mohd Asadullah as 1,756 spectators waited expectantly. After a few minutes of deliberation, the official showed a straight red card to Yazid.
Substitute Jermaine Pennant confidently dispatched the spot-kick and the hosts eventually ran out 4-2 winners over their 10-manRead More »from S.League: Steinebrunner rages at red card in Warriors loss to Tampines