Chelsea star Callum Hudson-Odoi was very lucky not to give away a penalty against Manchester United after an apparent handball. The Blues wing-back and Mason Greenwood both went after the ball in United’s area early in the first half of the Premier League encounter on Sunday. Advertisement. More Videos.
In a contest that will not live long in the memory for most, the biggest talking point came in the first half when United thought they were going to be awarded a penalty by referee Stuart Attwell for a handball against Chelsea wing-back Callum Hudson-Odoi.
Manchester United were denied what appeared to be a sure penalty in their clash with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge after a bit of ball juggling between Mason Greenwood and Callum Hudson-Odoi.
The ball bounced as Callum Hudson-Odoi and Mason Greenwood contested the ball, it appeared to touch the tip of the Chelsea star’s hand before it bundled onto the United wonderkid’s arm.
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Manchester United defender, Luke Shaw, has claimed that referee Stuart Attwell admitted that Callum Hudson-Odoi's handball was a penalty. Shaw reacted
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The Premier League has issued a statement to explain the decision not to award Manchester United a penalty in Sunday's clash against Chelsea. In the first half, Marcus Rashford's free-kick was parried away by Edouard Mendy and the ball appeared to strike the arm of Callum Hudson-Odoi on a number of occasions. While the ball also appeared to hit the arm of United forward Mason Greenwood, that occurred after the contact from his England teammate.
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Chelsea were left fuming with referee Anthony Taylor after Reece James was shown a straight red card for a handball on the goal-line shortly before half-time against Liverpool on Saturday evening.
Callum Hudson-Odoi handball: Why Man Utd were not given a penalty after ball struck Chelsea winger’s hand Attwell checked the VAR monitor but decided against penalising Hudson-Odoi for what ...