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Watch: Furious Charlie Austin Rages Against Officials Costing Saints A Win

Watch: Furious Charlie Austin Rages Against Officials Costing Saints A Win
By Arthur James O'Dea Updated

A game that Southampton truly could have done with winning, Charlie Austin is furious with an offside decision that went against his team, and potentially cost them two points.

Leading 1-0 through a rare Manolo Gabbiadini, Watford would eventually draw level; Jose Holebas grabbing the equaliser with a little under 10-minutes remaining.

However, with their lead established, Austin converted a Nathan Redmond cross to put the Saints 2-0 to the good. In what is roundly being described as a curious decision (at best), the goal was ruled out.

According to the officials, Mayo Yoshida was adjudged to have been standing in an offside position.


Needless to say, the Southampton fans were not pleased. As became apparent in his post-match interview, neither was the English striker Charlie Austin.

"It's ridiculous! [Watford] shouldn't be in the game ... we've scored a perfectly good goal, make it 2-0, game is done and dusted," Austin remarked.

"We won the game, and the officials have cost us two points.


"It's a joke, they talk about VAR this, VAR that, help the officials out, clearly they need help!

"We play in the Premier League, the best league in the world, the most watched league in the world, give them all the help they need, because clearly they've cost us two points today - it's a joke!"

A fairly pronounced post-match interview with Austin, you really do need to watch this one to get some idea of just how angry he was.



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