Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock claims that referee Simon Hooper admitted he had made a mistake at a crucial point in the match following their 5-1 defeat at the hands of Watford on Friday.
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"VAR would have solved that in 30 seconds, everybody on the pitch knew it was a penalty.
"Troy [Deeney] said it was a nailed-on penalty, so too [Adrian] Mariappa and all their staff on the touchline. I like Simon as a referee and he's not done it on purpose, he's upset himself about the situation."
Deulofeu's hat-trick against Cardiff City has made him the third Premier League player to ever score three in a league game on a Friday.
26 - Watford's 4th goal against Cardiff City (scored by Troy Deeney) ended a sequence of 26 uninterrupted passes; the longest sequence leading to a goal scored by a non "big six" team in the competition since September 2014. Brazil. #watfordfc pic.twitter.com/ESA20OpMGR— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) February 23, 2019
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