Goal Considered by Referee was Kicked from Offside: Coach of Azerbaijani Team
Azerbaijan, Baku, 16 October/ Trend , corr R. Ergun/ Coaches of the Azerbaijani football team are dissatisfied with the referees in the friendly match with Bahrain.
"We are very dissatisfied with the referees from Saudi Arabia in the match with Bahrain. Bahrain footballers kicked goal from offside, but chief referee took it into account. The arbiter showed red card to our footballer Rail Malikov," Elkhan Abdullayev, coach of Azerbaijani team said.
Azerbaijan-Bahrain match took place on 15 October in Manama and ended with the victory of Azerbaijani team by 2:1.
At the beginning of the first time, referee gave a red card to Rail Malikov as he disputed with the footballer of the rival team.
Azerbaijan left a very good impression on football fans despite Bahrain's team was larger, he said.
"We were very happy about victory of our team over Bahrain. Azerbaijani team had not kicked a goal for a long time," he said.
Chief coach of Azerbaijani team is German specialist Berti Vogts.
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