Everton boss Sean Dyche says using the video assistant referee pitchside monitor is “testing my persistence” after striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin was despatched off at Crystal Palace.
He had his studs up in a problem with Nathaniel Clyne and clipped the Palace defender’s shin with minimal contact.
“The sluggish movement reveals a special image,” mentioned Dyche.
“If you wish to slow-mo all the pieces, you need to slow-mo all the pieces. There’s minor contact and in reside time he [referee Chris Kavanagh] would not give something, then they sluggish it down and all the pieces seems worse.”
Kavanagh initially took no motion however reviewed the incident on the monitor following an intervention from VAR Michael Salisbury earlier than displaying Calvert-Lewin the purple card within the 79th minute.
A replay will happen at Goodison Park later this month, however Calvert-Lewin is now going through a three-game ban.
“I’ve no clue what that [monitor] is there for,” added Dyche. “Each fan should be going ‘what’s the level?’ Everyone knows the end result, they’ll agree with all the pieces they’re being advised.
“The prospect of getting one thing turned over is miniscule so why even trouble?
“I am a fan [of VAR] however we’re all conscious it wants tidying up. I assumed it was getting tidied up but it surely appears to have stepped again a bit bit. I stay a fan, however it’s starting to check my persistence.”
Everton captain Seamus Coleman agreed along with his supervisor and, chatting with ITV, mentioned: “While you sluggish it down it’s clearly going to look dangerous. From the place I used to be it was a very good sort out.
“As quickly because the ref goes over there [to the screen] you realize he’ll give a purple card. For me that is not a purple card and is one other determination that goes in opposition to us.”
Crystal Palace supervisor Roy Hodgson felt the purple card was a “modern-day state of affairs” and wouldn’t have led to a dismissal previously.
“I do not know if I can perceive these issues today,” Hodgson advised ITV.
“Tons of people that performed previously watching that may say that is not a purple card, however folks enjoying not too long ago will in all probability say it’s a purple card due to the best way the studs had been up and he [Calvert-Lewin] was main with a straight leg.”
Leicester Metropolis’s Conor Coady, talking on BBC Radio 5 Reside, additionally thought the officers had made the mistaken determination.
“Being a participant, a present participant, it isn’t a purple card for me,” mentioned the previous Everton defender.
“I can perceive folks saying his foot is excessive and studs are displaying, however they’re giving purple playing cards for something these days.
“I might be gutted if myself or one in all my team-mates had been despatched off for that.
“Referees have to be stronger. It’s as if when you find yourself despatched over to the display screen you need to change your determination. Why not persist with the preliminary determination you made?”
Former Crystal Palace midfielder Jobi McAnuff, talking on ITV, added “It wasn’t even a foul, not to mention a purple card. There’s nothing in that for me.
“You may sluggish one thing down and it seems quite a bit worse. The contact is minimal. It is like VAR are looking for methods to subject a purple card or disallow a purpose.
“The referee has made his determination on the pitch and somebody sitting in a sanitised room someplace has determined it is worse than it was.”