Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Martinez Bemoans Penalty Decision

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Martinez Bemoans Penalty Decision

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EVERTON 2 WIGAN 1 WIGAN manager Roberto Martinez claimed his side should have had a penalty during the defeat to Everton.

Leon Osman and Phil Jagielka put the hosts 2-0 up before Arouna Kone pulled a goal back for Wigan.

But Martinez felt his side, who have now not won in six games, should have been awarded a penalty after also being denied a spot- kick in last weekend's defeat by Arsenal.

Martinez said: "Shaun Maloney is not a player that looks for penalties.

"He is someone who once he gets in that one v one situation you know how effective he can be. He goes past his defender easily and there is no need for him to go down but I think if you look at Leon Osman's reaction it tells you everything. If you see defending a one v one in the box and someone goes down, you go mad - and rightly so.

"Leon Osman just went away and showed a face of feeling that he got away with that incident. …

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