Ireland are treating the ball with extreme suspicion in the first-half against Belgium, with Kevin De Bruyne picking up a worrying amount of space between defence and attack. Ireland have really failed to get on the front foot, and on one of the few occasions that we did, Jan Vertonghen managed to wrangle his way out of it through an act that can only be described as crass shithousery. The decision was somehow a free-kick to Belgium:
The referee has been quite harsh on Shane Long also, as this was somehow adjudged to be a foul against the Irish striker:
It must be pointed out that the referee is wearing trainers.