Close-Up on Controversial Penalty Decision for Harry Kane as Gary Neville of the Netherlands Points Out ‘NEVER HAPPENED’ and It’s ‘UNFAIR’

The official UEFA regulations provide an explanation for why England might have received a penalty versus the Netherlands.

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At Dortmund’s Signal Iduna Park on Wednesday night, the Three Lions fell behind early on thanks to a goal from Xavi Simons. Goalkeeper Jordan Pickford stopped it.

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The official UEFA ‘rule’ that led to England’s controversial penalty against the Netherlands


However, Denzel Dumfries was given a yellow card for fouling England captain Harry Kane inside the penalty box after nine minutes, which gave Gareth Southgate’s team a great opportunity to draw the match.


The decision to award England a penalty after the striker stepped up and scored to tie the game at one was viewed differently by different people.

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UEFA abides by guidelines defined by the International Football Association Board (IFAB), which may have led to the spot kick being awarded.

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It is done with an opponent close by and prevents the opponent from playing the ball out of fear of injury, according to the rule.

“Players don’t touch each other when they are playing dangerously.” Physical contact is regarded as an infraction and is punishable by a straight free kick or penalty kick.

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For instance, the judge ought to consider the likelihood that additional rules violations have been committed if there was physical contact.

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At the break, ITV’s Gary Neville stated, “As a defender, I think it’s an absolute disgrace.” Neville was an England and Manchester United defensive player. What a despicable decision that was made.

“To have that assessed as a penalty against me at any point, but particularly during a game of that magnitude… The penalty call for handball in the Denmark game infuriated me.

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On BBC Radio 5 Live, former England and Newcastle United striker Alan Shearer stated, “There is no doubt that there is contact, but Denzel Dumfries is trying to block the ball.”

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“Harry Kane’s persistence establishes the connection, and I didn’t believe that turning it over was a mistake.”