Peter Crouch has told the Daily Mail that he figures Leeds United's Patrick Bamford must feel horrible in the wake of seeing his goal ruled out against Crystal Palace.
was deemed to have been offside when he scored against Palace, regardless of his feet plainly being behind the Eagles' defense line.
The Leeds striker was signaling where he needed the through ball to be put, and as offsides are currently administered to be from the highest point of the shirt sleeve, Bamford's goal was precluded.
The choice has caused prevalent annoyance, and Crouch concedes that he discovered it soul-destroying when the goal was canceled.
“How can you be offside pointing where you want the ball played to? It was an absolutely pathetic decision,” Crouch says.
“It was soul-destroying for me, being inside the stadium as a pundit, so God only knows how Patrick Bamford is feeling.
“Let me talk you through it. We were watching the game unfold and I saw Bamford provide the finish to a beautiful move.
“He celebrated and started to walk back, as did
’s players. Nobody thought there was anything wrong, nobody had the slightest sense of being aggrieved.”Leeds
really attempted to recuperate from the setback, as they sunk to a hefty loss against Palace as they were beaten 4-1.
Considering Leeds's heavy defeats in their last two games, international breaks can be good for them to reorganize.
They will play against
on November 22.