Rangers will write to the Scottish FA for an evidence over why Alfredo Morelos’ first-half aim at Celtic Park was disallowed, Sky Sports activities Information understands.
The striker tapped in Borna Barisic’s nook, solely to be penalised by referee Kevin Clancy for a push on defender Alistair Johnston.
Nick Walsh and Daniel McFarlane – who had been on VAR responsibility – agreed with Clancy’s choice, leaving the guests livid.
The Ibrox aspect went onto lose 3-2 and are now 12 points behind Scottish Premiership leaders Celtic, with seven video games to go.
Following his first league defeat as Gers boss, Michael Beale mentioned: “We positively deserved one thing from the sport.
“There are one or two selections that I feel have gone towards us, so I am a bit upset with that.
“Definitely, when it comes to the aim Alfredo scores first half, their boy [Johnston] is not making an attempt to play the ball and in the event you take a look at Alfredo’s shirt and the quantity on his again it is twisted spherical to his left shoulder. That will show that each had been at it.”
Sky Sports activities co-commentator Ally McCoist questioned the choice and mentioned: “It’s completely embarrassing the way in which we’re working VAR. We’re a laughing inventory. He offers him a bit of nudge.”
Fellow co-commentator Andy Walker agreed with McCoist, whereas Sky Sports activities’ Kris Boyd did not maintain again within the studio, including: “It is embarrassing.
“It is a contact sport, Alistair Johnston has a grip of Alfredo Morelos and Alfredo Morelos has a grip of him as nicely.
“Then swiftly he decides to fall ahead as a result of he is caught below the ball.
“The each of them are at it. There’s a push from Morelos – he is simply making an attempt to free himself.
“For me I do not assume there’s sufficient in it to be given as a foul and if it was on the different finish the Celtic followers and Celtic gamers could be of the very same opinion.”
Sky Sports activities Information revealed last January that Rangers held talks with the SFA over “a number of refereeing concerns” following their 1-1 draw at Aberdeen, which was additionally officiated by Clancy.
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