Ian Wright believes Bruno Fernandes’ ‘unfair’ penalty method must be banned following the Manchester United playmaker’s match-winning spot kick within the 1-Zero victory over West Brom.
The Portugal midfielder used his conventional ‘hop, skip and soar’ methodology to try to bamboozle Sam Johnstone, however failed on the first try because the Baggies goalkeeper saved his effort out.
Nonetheless, referee David Coote demanded a retake after he noticed Johnstone straying off his line, and Fernandes repeated his tried and examined methodology to attain.
And Arsenal icon Wright has now urged the authorities to think about altering the penalty legal guidelines.
“It’s [difficult for goalkeepers],” Wright mentioned on BBC’s Match of the Day.
“And then you definately’ve bought forwards leaping up, doing this, doing that kind of stuff and the goalie can’t transfer his foot off.
“They need to cease individuals leaping and that, they need to must make a full… simply run on the ball and hit it. If they will transfer and the goalies can’t, that’s not truthful.”
Presenter Gary Lineker requested: “Are you going to have a legislation that claims you’ll be able to’t soar?
Wright replied: “Yeah, it’s a must to go straight via your penalty run-up, no leaping.”
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Fernandes was relieved to beat West Brom however is aware of Manchester United should do a lot better shifting forwards.
“It was a troublesome recreation,” the Portuguese midfielder mentioned. “They performed actually good soccer – they’re powerful within the again, they’re robust.
“I feel we are able to do a lot better within the closing third. We have to do a lot better. I feel everybody feels the identical.
“The efficiency was good, however I feel we are able to do a lot better and everybody agrees with this.
“I don’t suppose we have now to construct from right here. We’re constructing from the start. You construct from the losses additionally. After all, you don’t wish to lose – a workforce like this, a membership like this, doesn’t have to lose to construct one thing necessary.
“But it surely’s there. We did the errors, and now the purpose is to maintain going and doing the correct issues and, most necessary, take the three factors.”