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Schmeichel blasts referee after dodgy penalty call favors England
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Schmeichel blasts referee after dodgy penalty call favors England

Former Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel has opined that referee Danny Makkelie made a big error in awarding England a penalty against Denmark in the Euro 2020 semifinal game on Wednesday night, saying the defeat is hard to take because of the controversial decision. The game finished 1 all in regulation time before Raheem Sterling went down in the box in the first half of extra time after appearing to have been fouled by Joakim Maehle. The referee pointed to the spot and after some VAR checks, his decision stood as protests from the Danish team came to naught. The ensuing penalty by Harry Kane was saved by Kasper Schmeichel before the forward slotted in the rebound as it fell to him. The game eventually ended 2:1 in favor of the Three Lions and took them to the final ...