Previous
Liverpool
Villarreal
3
0
FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 3 - 1
Game Details
Rostov
Lokomotiv Moscow
4:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Orlando City SC
New York Red Bulls
11:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Veracruz
Morelia
12:30 AM UTC May 7, 2016
Game Details
Santos
Guadalajara
2:30 AM UTC May 7, 2016
Game Details
Hebei China Fortune FC
Henan Jianye
0
0
FT
Game Details
Albirex Niigata
Balestier Khalsa
6
0
FT
Game Details
Next

Madrid announce Bale and Navas injuries

Real Madrid
Read

Payet and Hazard the must-have men

Fantasy Focus
Read

Styles keeps status after Bolton apology

Match official Rob Styles has retained his status as a Premier League referee despite admitting he mistakenly awarded a penalty to Manchester United on Saturday.

Styles made private contact with Bolton on Monday to apologise for giving a spot-kick to United when defender Jlloyd Samuel fairly tackled Cristiano Ronaldo at Old Trafford. On Saturday Bolton boss Gary Megson, angry after his team's 2-0 defeat, in which Ronaldo's was the first goal, said on Saturday he would not welcome any call from Styles.

Officials who make mistakes often miss out on refereeing a Premier League match the following weekend. But referees' chief Keith Hackett has decided to back Styles, and he will be in charge for Tottenham v Hull on Sunday.

Last season Styles made a public apology for a mistake on the field publicly to Liverpool for a penalty error when Steve Finnan challenged Florent Malouda. He was excluded from the next Premier League programme on that occasion.

In making the call to Bolton, Sir Alex Ferguson feels the referee has done exactly the right thing.

"Rob takes a lot of credit,'' said the United boss ahead of Tuesday night's Champions League clash with Aalborg.

"It helps in terms of him showing some humility towards the game. That is the most important thing.

"It is good he has done it. It presents him in a different light.

"It shows he has character and is big enough to do it."

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.