Suarez criticised for handball against Mansfield - originally posted on Soccerlens.comLiverpool striker Luis Suarez has been criticised for his handball winner against Mansfield Town in the FA Cup.
Liverpool secured a 2-1 win away from home thanks to the winner from Suarez with a blatant hand ball during the goal.
Suarez was running with the ball at pace, hit a shot which rebounded off the goalkeeper causing him to nudge the ball forward with his hand before slotting home Liverpool’s second goal.
Mansfield players reacted furiously surrounding the referee and officials who didn’t see the incident as deliberate leading to the suggestions that Suarez should have owned up to the mistake.
Brendan Rodgers has jumped to the defence of his player suggesting it was a natural reaction to the rebound and also stating that it’s not the job of the player to own up to a handball.
Rodgers told ESPN after the match:
“It’s not been deliberate as it’s pushed up and hit his hand. It’s up to the offi...