Wolves coach blasts Hwang Hee-chan PK dedication "This is scandalous!!"...English media also says "I

Hwang Hee-chan scored the equalizer after conceding a penalty kick goal against Newcastle, and while it has become a hot topic, there are criticisms in the United Kingdom that he was not in a position to concede a penalty kick.

Wolverhampton Wanderers (Wolves) coach Gary O'Neill also criticized the decision, saying it had reached a "scandalous" level. 카지노사이트가이드 

Wolves drew 2-2 at home to Newcastle United in the 10th round of the 2023/24 English Premier League at Molineux Stadium on Monday (Sept. 29). The home side opened the scoring in the 22nd minute when Newcastle striker Callum Wilson converted an acrobatic right-footed shot from a ball cleared off the line by goalkeeper Jose Sa.

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Wolves fought back and equalized in the 36th minute when midfielder Mario Lemina headed home a corner kick from the left by Pedro Neto to make it 1-1.

A controversial call came at the end of a tight first half. Newcastle, looking to rattle Wolves' goal, failed to contest a corner kick, giving them possession of the ball inside the Wolves penalty box. Hwang Hee-chan, positioned on the left edge of the box, collected the loose ball and attempted to clear it away from Newcastle's pressure.

At this point, Newcastle's central defender Fabian Schaer was struck by Hwang's foot and went down in pain, and the referee immediately awarded a penalty kick. It was a decision that could have tipped the balance of the game in an instant.

Wolves players, including Hwang Hee-chan, protested in unison, but the penalty was not overturned, even after a review by the VAR (Video Assistant Referee). In the end, Newcastle Wilson converted the penalty with a strong right-footed shot to give Newcastle a 2-1 halftime lead.

Hwang Hee-chan didn't back down after conceding the penalty. In the 26th minute, with rain pouring down on Molineux, Wolves side-back Totti Gomes made a good run to strip three Newcastle defenders before finding Hwang.

Picking up the ball on the right side of the penalty area, Hwang was in a difficult position to take an immediate shot, but he managed to beat the Newcastle defense before firing a powerful left-footed shot into the near post. The goal rattled the net and Wolves were able to draw level again at 2-2. The final whistle blew with the score unchanged.

The most controversial penalty of the game was given by Hwang Hee-chan.

"It was a scandalous decision," O'Neill said in the post-match press conference. "It was a terrible replay," he said, "and it was terrible that the VAR didn't ask for it to be overturned." "Hwang Hee-chan didn't make any contact with Cher as he was trying to kick the ball away," he added, "I don't think he even touched the tip of his soccer shoe."

 Disappointment was also evident among Wolves fans in a video released by British media outlet the Express and Star. "The penalty shouldn't have been awarded," they said in unison.

Karen Carney, a soccer pundit for Sky Sports, a neutral British sports outlet, agreed: "It wasn't a penalty at all," she said, "Hwang Hee-chan tried to kick the ball but got his foot out in time. However, despite the VAR review, the referee did not overturn the original decision," expressing disappointment with the referee's decision.

Meanwhile, Hwang's goal in this game has given him six goals in 10 Premier League games this season. He's also been a key contributor to Wolves' attack, scoring an attacking point in each of their last five games.

O'Neill also praised Hwang in the press conference, saying, "There's no doubt about her mentality, her determination and her ability to regain her focus." "He's obviously a dangerous striker, and obviously when he scores goals, it's a big plus for our team. He scored an important goal today as well," he said of Hwang's performance.

Hwang's Wolves are now unbeaten in five matches following the draw at Newcastle. Hwang has also been in top form, scoring an attacking point in every game. "I'm very pleased with the team," said O'Neill, who applauded his side's progress, adding, "We've had a few bumps in the road but you can be proud of the way they've played and the way they've stuck with it."

Wolves remain in 12th place and are looking to climb out of the league's mid-table. All eyes will be on Hwang and Wolves to see if they can extend their unbeaten streak to six games when they host fellow newly promoted side Sheffield United in Round 11 on May 5.