ISL: Dynamos Manager Slams Referee for Denying Allessandro Del Piero Penalty

Delhi Dynamos played out a 1-1 draw against Atletico de Kolkata in their Indian Super League football match.

updated: October 19, 2014 20:57 IST
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Alessandro Del Piero in action during Delhi Dynamos' match against Atletico de Kolkata.


Kolkata: Delhi Dynamos manager Harm van Veldhoven on Sunday, slammed the match referee for turning down a penalty appeal against their skipper and star Italian recruit Alessandro Del Piero. (Full match report)

Del Piero, who was substituted by Brazilian recruit Gustavo Santos towards the fag end of the match, was given a warning by the referee Santosh Kumar in the sixth minute for diving following a challenge by Jofre inside the hosts' circle.

"There was frustration for Del Piero. I think that was really a penalty and we did not get it. After that we had a clean shot from Shylo on the ball," the Dutch-Belgian coach told reporters after their 1-1 draw against ATK in their second ISL fixture here.

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