Supporters of Manchester United have this afternoon taken to social media to tear into referee Jonathan Moss for his decision-making during their clash with Tottenham.
The two sides went head to head at in a vital fixture at Old Trafford, having come into the clash level in 2nd place in the English top-flight table.
United came out of the blocks in impressive fashion, but Mauricio Pochettino’s men soon worked their way into proceedings, with youngster Harry Winks looking impressive in the middle of the park throughout the first-half.
However, the home side reestablished their dominance during the early proceedings of the second-half, though clear-cut chances were few and far between.
A late strike from United substitute Anthony Martial eventually proved the difference, but it was a couple of other talking points which had Twitter abuzz.
Going down too easy
These flashpoints involved Dele Alli and Antonio Valencia, and the inconsistency of referee Jonathan Moss.
Spurs midfielder Alli appeared to dive on a couple of occasions during the first-half, with one particularly blatant effort having actually earned his side a free-kick.
Understandably, Red Devils fans were incensed, a feeling which was only intensified when Antonio Valencia was booked for a dive of his own in the visitors’ box after the interval.
Check out some of the best social media reaction to the incidents below:
Alli’s dive in the first half was more pronounced than Valencia’s. Surely warranted the same treatment? #MUNTOT
— Steven Sutcliffe (@SteveOSutcliffe) October 28, 2017
How’s he booked Valencia for diving but not alli?
— Brandon (@BBirks12) October 28, 2017
As if Valencia gets booked for that, Alli should be off by now if thats the case
— Alex Stokes (@StokesyFIFA) October 28, 2017
lol that’s a yellow to Valencia and yet Dive Alli got away scot free and a free kick…
— Hai Nguyen (@haiu2323) October 28, 2017
Better appeal Valencia’s yellow. How does he get a card for that when Alli is left alone ffs #MUFC
— N🔟Law🇳🇦 (@MUFCMonger) October 28, 2017
It’s ridiculous how the ref and commentators refuse to highlight the fact that Dele Alli dived TWICE, and when Valencia did it, got booked.
— UtdSG (@sg_utd) October 28, 2017
Valencia booked for diving with contact Alli got a freekick after tripping on fresh air
— Alan McKenna (@mogil11) October 28, 2017
— Greg (@GregBeast21) October 28, 2017
Surely Jon Moss has to book Dele Alli for his dive in the first half as well, worse than Valencia’s #mufc
— Gaz (@gaz11984) October 28, 2017
Imagine being the ref who booked Valencia for that as a dive after giving Delle Alli a free kick for a dive earlier.
— NobStick (@EricTheKing_99) October 28, 2017
Wait did Valencia just get booked for a dive? Alli’s been doing that all day
— Jay (@Amazing21Ander) October 28, 2017
Never a pen but he books Valencia for that while Alli’s swan dive off the 5 metre platform gets ignored
— James (@JamesK_1312) October 28, 2017
Books Valencia for that, but he doesn’t book Alli for falling like a little bitch.
— Aziz🌥 (@MagicalMartial) October 28, 2017