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Officials admit, awarding penalty to Monchengladbach was a mistake: AS Roma

ANI | Updated: Oct 25, 2019 09:07 IST

Rome [Italy], Oct 25 (ANI): AS Roma on Friday said that, post-match, the match officials admitted that the decision of awarding a penalty to Monchengladbach was a mistake.

During their Europa League match on Thursday, AS Roma gained a one-goal lead after Nicolo Zaniolo scored in the 32nd minute of the match.

However, Monchengladbach was awarded with a penalty in the 90+5th minute due to which the team was able to level the scores and the match ended in a 1-1 draw.

AS Roma took to Twitter and wrote: "#ASRoma's management spoke to the match officials after the game and they admitted that the decision to award the penalty was a mistake. We respect and thank them for their genuine honesty and now we focus on the next game. #ForzaRoma."

AS Roma will now compete against Milan in Serie A on October 27. (ANI)

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