DFB Cup: VfL Bochum vs BVB – Referee Urs Meier Discusses Increasing Uncertainty of Handball Rule Interpretation


The veteran referee Urs Meier is concerned about the increasing uncertainty about the interpretation of the handball guideline in football.
If the participants are not familiar, we actually have a problem, stated Meier in an interview with Ran about the challenged charge whistle in the DFB Cup game in between VFL Bochum and Borussia Dortmund (1: 2), who had provided a lot of discussion.
I was surprised that Sebastian Keel and the coach of Bochum said that they would no longer be familiar with the handball rule, said the Swiss, who, after the shot of Anthony Flotilla, to the forearm of Jamie Bye Kitten (61. )
On the penalty, the criteria have chosen whether there is an intent and whether there is an unnatural posture. Neither applies.
In addition, in the run-up to the charge whistle by Tobias Staider, a nasty on a Dortmund player would have had a nasty, stated Meier.