Tuesday, January 24, 2012

City Receive Punishment for Balotelli

MANCHESTER - Manchester City assistant coach, David Platt, confirmed that the club will receive a sentence of four match ban given to Mario Balotelli. Platt also assess the incident was 'not look good'.

Balotelli entered in the second half in the match against Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur. Italian attacker was involved kicking incident while Scott Parker's face fell, and the action is endless punishment ban for four games by the FA (Football Association of England).

"I do not think anyone thought we would win the appeal the red card earned by Vincent Kompany. So I think (appeal against sentence Balotelli) it will be worth it, "Platt said as quoted by Goal, Wednesday (01/25/2012).

"Whatever way you used to see the incident, when you slow it down a bit (in the video), it does not look good," he added.

At the end of last week's game, Balotelli was lucky enough to referee Howard Webb did not see action. It made him not subject to penalty cards and a rescue team on penalties in the final minutes. Things that make Platt is not satisfied there was an inconsistency in the review of the incident.

"I think Howard Webb did not see the incident, but it's just my opinion. None of the Tottenham players or staff to react, as well as the referee. But there are big holes inconsistencies in terms of reviewing the incident on Monday morning, "he said.


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