Ukraine defender, Oleksandr Karavaiev, has claimed that Tremendous Eagles winger, Samuel Kalu, conned the referee into awarding a penalty, throughout their 2-2 attract Dnipro on Tuesday.
Karavaiev believes the penalty mustn’t have been given by Italian official, Paolo Valeri.
Though tv replays steered in any other case, the Dynamo Kiev participant argued that Kalu crashed into him and wasn’t fouled.
“The episode from the penalty … I ended, didn’t put up a foot, nothing – he simply hit me,” Karavaiev was quoted as saying by Soccer.ua.
“The referee gave a penalty in favor of the attacker, that is his choice. Subsequent time I’ll play extra rigorously, I’ll work on errors.
“The temper after the match is nice, as a result of we confirmed character, created numerous moments within the second half and will win the match. They didn’t surrender, confirmed their recreation and achieved a draw.”
Nigeria established a two-goal lead by the 34th minute courtesy of objectives from Joe Aribo and Victor Osimhen, however the match led to a draw after the hosts scored twice within the second half.