Norwich City boss Daniel Farke insists that the referee was right to not send Jacob Sorensen off as the Canaries beat Middlesbrough yesterday.
The decision not to award the left-back a second yellow card in the second half had angered Neil Warnock, who labelled the call a ‘disgrace’.
Whilst the Yellows were already one up at the time, it would have ensured a very nervy ending if the youngster was dismissed.
However, speaking to Teesside Live, Farke made it clear he respected Warnock but felt he was wrong on this occasion.
“I think Jacob is one of the fairest players in the planet. He was booked for his first foul, which I think was doubtful. His second foul was late in the game. If it was a foul I would have given a free-kick but there was no bad intention, it wasn’t a tactical foul.
“Neil is so experienced he’s allowed to ask for whatever he wants. I love this guy so no problem. As an opposition coach you see things in a different way.”
Norwich’s latest win saw them move to the top of the table ahead of a midweek clash at Stoke.
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It’s no surprise to see Farke believes the decision was the right one, just as it’s no surprise to see Warnock was unhappy.
That’s how it goes with managers up and down the country, and the truth is it could’ve been given either way.
Farke will be relieved Sorensen wasn’t sent off as he has done very well since coming into the team and would be missed if he was out through suspension.
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