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David Moyes criticizes the officials following the most recent West Ham penalty incident.

David Moyes was once again enraged when his West Ham team was unjustly denied a crucial late penalty for the second consecutive week.

The Hammers managed to equalize a 2-0 deficit at half-time and draw 2-2 with Burnley in the Premier League on Sunday, thanks to goals from Lucas Paqueta and substitute Danny Ings.

Nevertheless, Moyes believed that his team deserved a chance to secure all three points with a penalty kick when Clarets player Sander Berge unintentionally hit the ball with his own arm at the end of the game.

The incident occurred only four days after the Hammers were not awarded a penalty in the last moments of their Europa League first-leg loss to Freiburg. This outcome puts them in a position where they must overcome a 1-0 disadvantage in order to advance to the quarter-finals in the upcoming home leg on Thursday.

“Sander Berge attempts to head the ball in front, but it makes contact with his arms,” Moyes stated. “We made a decision similar to that earlier this week.” Today, we have had several unfavorable choices that have worked to our disadvantage.

“We need to improve, but it’s important to note that you shouldn’t jump with both arms in front of your face, as that would likely result in heading the ball in that direction.”

“How many individuals intentionally direct the ball towards their hands by using their head?” The likely response to that question would be zero or 0.1 percent.

“If your arms are positioned incorrectly and your head is in opposition to it, why would you not face consequences?”

Moyes also expressed his dissatisfaction with the overall performance of referee Darren England. Before scoring the equalizer, Ings had a goal disallowed due to a very close offside ruling against Michail Antonio during the play leading up to the goal.

“The decisions today were highly unfavorable to us – particularly the offside call for the goal,” Moyes remarked.

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