How was this not a penalty? Jack Robinson (England U21′s) brings down Italy’s Allesandro Florenzi

8961345893 8cf2942ebb o How was this not a penalty? Jack Robinson (England U21s) brings down Italys Allesandro FlorenziWith the scores at 0-0 late in the first half it seemed certain the referee in charge at the Under 21′s would give Italy a penalty against England.

Jack Robinson of Liverpool quite clearly brought down the Italian in the box but the referee let play continue.

Israel had earlier been awarded a controversial penalty against Norway, but hopefully refereeing will improve after the first day of the exciting Under 21 tournament.

Does anyone think this tackle wasn’t a penalty? Skip to 0:35 for replays of the incident:


No Penalty Italy by Counterpoint1

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