David Moyes and Declan Rice will not be fined by the FA for commenting on Andy Madley’s decision to rule out Maxwel Cornet’s late goal against Chelsea after the Hammers boss called it a ‘ridiculously bad decision’.
- Maxwel Cornet appeared to have scored an equalizer against Chelsea in added time
- The goal was then ruled out after a VAR check for a foul in the build-up
- David Moyes and Declan Rice both criticized the ‘scandalous decision’
- Chelsea won 2-1 thanks to goals from Ben Chilwell and Kai Havertz
The West Ham manager and captain will not be penalized by the FA for comments on Andy Madley’s referee in their game against Chelsea.
David Moyes called the referee’s decision to knock over Maxwel Cornet’s late goal “lazy”, while Declan Rice called it a “mess”.
The FA have ruled the comments are not serious enough to warrant a fine or suspension.
West Ham lost 2-1 on Saturday but briefly appeared to have found a late equaliser
Maxwel Cornet put the ball in the net for his first Hammers goal but it was then ruled out
Cornet scored a possible equalizer for the Hammers, but it was disallowed after Madley was sent to his monitor to check a Jarrod Bowen challenge against Edouard Mendy in the build-up.
Chelsea won the game 2-1 as goals from Ben Chilwell and Kai Havertz overcame Michail Antonio’s opener.
According to reports from Athletic, West Ham were already due to meet with the Premier League and will now raise the incident.
Andy Madley knocked over the goal after watching a tackle under construction on his monitor
West Ham manager David Moyes criticized VAR’s decision after the game. He said: “You saw it, it’s a scandalous decision, absolutely lazy by one of the alleged elite referees.”
“It doesn’t say much about who sent him from VAR either – it’s an incredible decision against us.
“The referee should have stuck to his own guns and been big enough to do what he said. They have new people in charge, so they’re trying to do something. But after that I lost faith in her.
West Ham captain Declan Rice called the decision to rule out the game ‘a mess’
“I’ve lost faith in the people who put it up for VAR. After seeing it, I can’t see how the goal is not given.’
Declan Rice joined his manager in slamming the decision. He tweeted: “That’s up there with one of the worst VAR decisions made since it came into play. shards.
“I can’t believe the referee was even asked to look at the monitor! Can’t see how they came to that decision.’
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-11178385/West-Ham-seek-clarification-decision-rule-Maxwel-Cornets-late-goal.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490&ito=1490 David Moyes and Declan Rice will not be penalized by the FA for commenting on Andy Madley