Chelsea seemed to be the luckiest team to win their match in week 8 of the premier league matches against Brentford. The newly promoted club who have not lost any match at home since last season suffered a shocking 1:0 defeated because of poor decision from the center referee and VAR.
Anthony Taylor was the center referee who officiated the match between the two teams at the Brentford community stadium on Saturday evening. The center referee has been involved in many Controversial moments anytime he officiates Chelsea match.
The blues fans had filed a report for him to stop officiating their matches after what happened against Liverpool. He sent Recce James off the pitch after he used his hands to stop the ball from entering the goalpost. A penalty was awarded to Liverpool and the Chelsea player sent off.
England FA fined Chelsea after the players were seen attacking Anthony Taylor verbally for making such decision.
The same Referee was assigned to officiate Chelsea match against Brentford during the weekend. The fans were amazed with how he handled the match without any problem despite how Brentford was seriously looking for a goal.
Anthony Taylor decision to overturn a penalty appeal made by Brentford because the player was in Offside position before he received the ball was wrong. He took the decision to favour Chelsea because of their previous encounters.
Ivon Toney was inline Malang Sarr and Ben Chilwell before he received the ball. He quickly moved with the ball and Trevoh Chalobah brought him down inside the 18 yard box. The center referee signalled for offside advantage to Chelsea.
From the picture, you will observe that Ivon Toney was not in an Offside position before receiving the ball, but the center referee decided to favour Chelsea because of their previous encounters.
Anthony Taylor is a high profile Referee, he should not spoil his reputation because Chelsea.
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