Motherwell striker Louis Moult claimed referee Craig Thomson were given two penalty choices incorrect within the Betfred Cup ultimate as he insisted Kieran Tierney introduced him down within the field.
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The authentic waved Moult away and shortly gave a spot-kick on the different finish when Scott Sinclair went down below the eye of Cedric Kipre, who was once proven a directly crimson card.
Moussa Dembele transformed so as to add to James Forrest’s 49th-minute opener and put Celtic 2-Zero up. That was once the best way the sport completed after Moult hit the publish with a overdue free-kick – and the ahead was once aggrieved at referee Thomson’s show.
“I’m gutted he hasn’t given me a penalty,” Moult stated. “It’s a stonewaller on me. I’ve were given a tap-in, why would I am going down? I feel it’s Tierney, he tries to tug me again, doesn’t organize to seize my blouse after which clips my heels.
“I’ve had a have a look at it and I will see him seeking to pull me again after which he clips my heels. Whether or not he intended to clip my heels I’m now not positive, however he without a doubt makes touch with me. Like I stated, why would I am going down? I’ve were given a tap-in.
“They move up the opposite finish and Sinclair is going down and he offers a penalty and sends our lad off after we’ve were given two males protecting in the back of Cedric. So why is it a sending-off and why is it a penalty?”
When requested what Thomson stated about his attraction, Moult stated: “He wouldn’t let me discuss to him. He simply ran off.”
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Sinclair defended himself after happening within the left channel from what seemed the slightest of touch from the arm of Kipre, who was once deemed to have denied an evident goalscoring alternative.
“I felt a tug on my arm and I went down,” the Celtic winger stated. “The defender pulled my arm and I went down for it.”
Motherwell had limited Celtic to at least one headed probability for Dembele within the first part however Sinclair felt his aspect’s profitable mentality shone via as they clinched a fourth consecutive home honour.
“We simply need to win video games,” he stated. “That’s what we stick with – the profitable mentality and simply being relentless and stay profitable.
“That’s the item after we play those kinds of video games, to be as affected person as we will. Infrequently it will get to the hour mark they usually get drained and that’s after we open up the sport.”
Moult was once additionally left to rue a world-class forestall from Craig Gordon to forestall him levelling with a header.
“I felt like we have been within the recreation, even if they went 1-Zero up,” he stated. “Gordon has made a really perfect save from a header.
“Once I headed I believed I had were given a just right touch at the ball and hit it lovely onerous. Honest play to him, it’s a just right save.”
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