Former Chelsea striker BBC One said the referee unfairly favored Argentina with the decision not to award the second penalty.
I think it’s a bad decision of the referee not to give a second penalty to Nigeria. It’s the defender’s mistake – he did not handle the ball well.Loading...
“It is difficult to give the penalty because it would put Argentina out of the competition.
The Super Eagles met the Argentinian side on Tuesday, where they lost 2-1 in the group stage and forced them out of the World Cup. This defeat has been widely criticized by many football fans who accuse the referee of cheating.