Nuno Espirito Santo launched a scathing assault on Lee Mason after his facet’s 2-1 defeat at Burnley on Monday evening, telling the official he hopes he by no means referees Wolves once more.
Fabio Silva’s first Premier League aim – an 89th-minute penalty – was too little too late for Santo’s males who lacked innovative within the continued absence of Raul Jimenez as Ashley Barnes and Chris Wooden scored for the hosts.
Wolves have been arguably fortunate to complete the sport with 11 males after a stoppage-time VAR verify when Joao Moutinho appeared to kick out at Josh Brownhill however, although that call went of their favour, Nuno questioned Mason’s health to referee within the prime flight.
“The referee doesn’t have the standard to whistle a recreation within the Premier League,” he stated on Sky Sports activities. “It is a downside that we knew – we had Lee Mason earlier than.
“It’s not in regards to the essential errors or choices, it’s about the best way he handles the sport.
“The gamers get nervous, an excessive amount of voices, he whistles by the voices when some gamers are shouting.
“We’re speaking about the most effective competitors and clearly he doesn’t have the standard to whistle the sport.
“I’m very disenchanted to say this however I’d not really feel proper if I didn’t say it.
“I simply don’t need to see him extra – that’s what I instructed him. I hope he doesn’t whistle a recreation of ours once more as a result of all of the video games now we have with Lee Mason are at all times the identical.
“He can not management the gamers, the gamers are continually arguing – each groups. With all the opposite referees the sport flows, there’s dialogue. He’s simply not able to do it.”