Motherwell boss Stephen Robinson has criticised referee Craig Thomson for the penalty choice which helped Celtic safe the Betfred Cup ultimate.
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The pre-match favourites have been main by means of a objective to nil when Scott Sinclair went down within the penalty space underneath the attentions of Cedric Kipre.
There was once minimum touch between the avid gamers however Thomson determined to indicate to the spot.
Moussa Dembele stepped up and coolly slotted the ball down the centre of the objective, doubling the merit secured by the use of James Forrest’s opener and sealing Celtic’s victory.
Robinson wasn’t handiest unsatisfied about that call, he additionally feels Motherwell must were granted a penalty of their very own simply a few mins prior.
He stated: “The sport’s over as a competition when he sends Cedric off and provides the penalty.
“I’ve observed it again and for my part there’s no touch. The child’s distraught, he says he’s by no means touched him.
“Congratulations to Celtic, they’re a perfect soccer crew, however the way we misplaced – it’s tough to play in opposition to them with 11, by no means thoughts with a person despatched off.
“Craig (Gordon) made a super save from Louis Moult after which we had a possible penalty at 1-Zero with Louis Moult as smartly, I’ve observed that again and it appears to be like a blatant penalty.”