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‘It’s very, very annoying’ – Wolfsburg coach Van Bomel unhappy with penalty decision & Champions League draw against Sevilla

Following their 1–1 draw at home with Sevilla in the Champions League on Wednesday, Wolfsburg coach, Mark van Bommel has said he’s not happy getting a point, adding that the penalty decision against his side was unfortunate.

Wolfsburg had taken the lead early in the second half, but Sevilla equalised 3 minutes from time from an Ivan Rakitic penalty after Wolfsburg captain Joshua Guilavogui was deemed to have fouled Erik Lamela in the penalty area – for which he received a second yellow and marching orders.

Van Bommel, responding to questions from Omasports after the game, said that decision “does not speak well,” and that “it wasn’t a penalty.”

“I am not happy with a point,” the coach said. “We could have gotten three points. Unfortunately, a decision was taken in between the game which in my opinion does not speak well.

“You all saw the game and you know it was not a penalty and that is it. Unfortunately, you have to live with this decision.

“Unfortunately, it is very annoying, very very annoying and on Saturday we are playing in a league game against Borussia Monchengladbach and there will be a lot of talk about this game but we have to move on.”

Wolfsburg and Sevilla are 2nd and 3rd, respectively, in Group G, with two points each from two games.

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