How Cardiff City can overcome appalling luck to win mammoth Brighton relegation showdown – Wales Online

How Cardiff City can overcome appalling luck to win mammoth Brighton relegation showdown - Wales Online

Neil Warnock stays tight-lipped on Cardiff City defeat

If Cardiff and Neil Warnock are, as looks increasingly likely, on their way out of the Premier League in the coming days, for once in his eventful career the veteran manager wants to go quietly.

After being charged on three counts by the FA on Friday for comments he made about the officiating during his teams recent controversial loss to Chelsea, Warnock was again on the receiving end of questionable refereeing calls, this time from Mike Dean and his team.

But, having had his one summons to appear before the governing body, Warnock was in no mood to swell the FAs coffers after two Chris Wood goals left his team on the brink of demotion.

Get The International Pack for free for your first 30 days for unlimited Smartphone and Tablet access.

The second penalty appeal came when Aron Gunnarsson went down under a challenge from Charlie Taylor, and Warnock added: “We feel that was the worst penalty shout of the lot. (Dean) said he made a meal of it. Taylor catches him right on his ankle bone.”

Neil Warnock was left absolutely furious by refereeing decisions once again as Cardiff lost 2-0 to Burnley.

Cardiff boss Neil Warnock said he wanted to avoid another Football Association charge as he largely bit his tongue following Mike Dean’s controversial decision to reverse a penalty decision in their 2-0 defeat by Burnley.

Chris Woods brace left the Welsh side virtually condemned to relegation but Warnock was outraged by a controversial call by Mike Dean.

“If they beat us it’s probably all over isn’t it, so a lot depends on the night and if things go for you. I hope we have a bit more luck than we’ve had lately and we’re ready for it.”

The official awarded Cardiff a penalty at Turf Moor – but changed his mind after speaking to his assistant.

The hosts were leading through Chris Wood’s first-half goal when referee Dean pointed to the spot early in the second half after assistant Darren Cann flagged for handball against Ben Mee.

Caretaker boss Scott Parker claimed his Premier League first points, ending the Toffees three-game winning run thanks to goals from Tom Cairney and Ryan Babel.

On Friday the Cardiff boss was charged by the FA for three breaches of the rules following his reaction to defeat by Chelsea two weeks ago, when the officials failed to rule out an offside goal.

Meanwhile, Southampton recorded potentially huge three points with a 3-1 win over Wolves to climb up to 16th place.

But, after a discussion with Cann and his other assistant Ian Hussin, Dean changed his mind and also waved away two later strong penalty appeals before Wood grabbed an injury-time second.

Two goals from Nathan Redmond and Shane Long sealed the win after Willy Boly had equalised for the visitors.

Asked about his magnanimous attitude, Warnock said: “I’m just trying not to get fined. I’ve been advised. I’m absolutely distraught underneath.”

The biggest win of the day came at the Amex Stadium where Brighton were humbled 5-0 by south coast neighbours Bournemouth.

LIVERPOOL PLAYER RATINGS: Mo Salah stunner scored him top points – but who else impressed at Anfield?

“We keep getting kicked in the teeth one after the other, but I can’t fault the lads, I thought they were super today,” said Warnock.

MANCHESTER CITY player ratings: Raheem Sterling was undoubtedly the man of the match – but who else impressed?

More news:

Can Cardiff City survive and Swansea City rise? – BBC Sport
Can Cardiff City survive and Swansea City rise? – BBC Sport
How Cardiff pitch HELPED Liverpool despite Jurgen Klopp dangerous claim – Gus Poyet – Express
How Cardiff pitch HELPED Liverpool despite Jurgen Klopp dangerous claim – Gus Poyet – Express
Liverpool ace Virgil van Dijk overshadowed by unlikely team-mate in Cardiff win – pundit – Express
Liverpool ace Virgil van Dijk overshadowed by unlikely team-mate in Cardiff win – pundit – Express
Neil Warnock Accuses Mohamed Salah of Diving Like Tom Daley During Cardiffs Defeat to Liverpool – 90min
Neil Warnock Accuses Mohamed Salah of Diving Like Tom Daley During Cardiffs Defeat to Liverpool – 90min
Cardiff City vs Liverpool video shows fan being thrown out amid angry scenes – Wales Online
Cardiff City vs Liverpool video shows fan being thrown out amid angry scenes – Wales Online
Cardiff City remain 3 points adrift of relegation rivals Brighton after Liverpool defeat – ITV News
Cardiff City remain 3 points adrift of relegation rivals Brighton after Liverpool defeat – ITV News
Mohamed Salah: Cardiff boss Neil Warnock compares Liverpool forward to diver Tom Daley – BBC Sport
Mohamed Salah: Cardiff boss Neil Warnock compares Liverpool forward to diver Tom Daley – BBC Sport
Cardiff City 0-2 Liverpool: Gini Wijnaldum is the big-goal hero once again – Goal.com
Cardiff City 0-2 Liverpool: Gini Wijnaldum is the big-goal hero once again – Goal.com
Jürgen Klopp: players came up with Cardiff corner routine at half-time – The Guardian
Jürgen Klopp: players came up with Cardiff corner routine at half-time – The Guardian
Liverpools Mo Salah compared to Tom Daley by Cardiff boss Neil Warnock – BBC Sport
Liverpools Mo Salah compared to Tom Daley by Cardiff boss Neil Warnock – BBC Sport
Liverpool back at top after Georginio Wijnaldum inspires win at Cardiff – The Guardian
Liverpool back at top after Georginio Wijnaldum inspires win at Cardiff – The Guardian
Liverpool back on top as they come through tricky test against Cardiff – The Telegraph
Liverpool back on top as they come through tricky test against Cardiff – The Telegraph