Manchester United were denied a penalty against Tottenham at the weekend at a crucial point in the game.

MUTV pundit Fraizer Campbell said the inconsistency with the handball laws were ‘doing his head in’, and many Manchester United fans feel the same way.

We have seen these go against United in the past. Remember when a handball penalty was given against Lisandro Martinez at Old Trafford last season at home to Real Sociedad?

The call at the weekend saw Sergio Romero handle Alejandro Garnacho’s shot inside the penalty area. But no spot-kick was given.

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Glenn Hoddle on handball

Former England manager Glenn Hoddle believes referee Michael Oliver was right not to award the spot kick.

Speaking to The Kelly and Wrighty Show, Hoddle said: “If that’s deliberate handball we might as well give the game up.

“That’s not a penalty. They made the right decision. That proximity is so close, that’s not deliberate handball.”

Hoddle was a former player and manager at Tottenham, however, he says this has no bearing on his viewpoint.

He added: “At the other end I’d be saying exactly the same.”

Bruno Fernandes anger

Manchester United captain Bruno Fernandes was furious with the decision and called it out after the game.

But there has been little sympathy. Former referee Dermot Gallagher told Sky Sports on Monday that the decision not to award the spot kick was ‘correct’.

You would struggle to find many Manchester United fans who agree.

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