Thomas Meunier confronts Henderson for diving as referee gave away cheap penalty

Thomas Meunier confronts Henderson for diving as referee gave away cheap penalty

- Thomas Meunier was not happy with the penalty decision that gave England their equalizer

- Jordan Henderson was adjudged to have been fouled by the Dortmund star inside the penalty box

- England defeated the number one ranked team Belgium y 2-1 to go top of the group in the Nations League

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Thomas Meunier seemed to have committed a foul on Jordan Henderson as the England captain tumbled over and referee pointed to the spot for a penalty.

The English side defeated Belgium by 2-1 in a Nations League fixture played at the Wembley Stadium to go top of League A Group 2.

The number one ranked team in the world took the lead through Romelu Lukaku from a penalty after Eric Dier fouled the striker.

Thomas Meunier confronts Henderson for diving as referee gave away cheap penalty

Thomas Meunier confronts Henderson for diving as referee gave away cheap penalty. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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The Three Lions leveled matters when Meunier was adjudged to have brought Henderson down in the box when marking him at a corner.

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The penalty call was not reviewed on the VAR as Henderson looked like he took a dive to earn Marcus Rashford the equalizing penalty.

But England got back better in the second half as Mason Mount's deflected shot turned out to be the winner.

After the final whistle, Meunier was not happy with the decision as he had a discussion with Henderson describing the incident.

Henderson was asked about the referee's penalty decision and the Liverpool star returned the question by asking the interviewer of his opinion.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Naby Keita will spend some time self-isolating after the Liverpool midfielder contracted the deadly coronavirus disease while playing for his country.

The Guinea international returned to camp positive and joins the likes of Thiago Alcantara and Sadio Mane who also picked up the virus in the past few days.

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This development comes as a huge blow to the Reds as they look to take on Premier League leaders Everton after the international break.

Legit.ng also reported that Antonio Rudiger has joined millions of Nigerians in the protest against police brutality in the country.

There have been massive campaigns against how the security agency treat youths through extortion and killing.

The protest has now been spread across other parts of the world with Nigerians living outside the country including the United States and Canada joined the campaign.

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