Nov 9, 2013 at 3pm UK at ​Stamford Bridge
Chelsea
2-2
West BromWest Bromwich Albion
Eto'o (45'), Hazard (90')
Lampard (16'), Eto'o (45'), Ivanovic (90')
FT(HT: 1-0)
Long (60'), Sessegnon (68')
Yacob (29'), Long (45'), Amalfitano (83'), Brunt (90'), Ridgewell (90'), Olsson (90'), McAuley (90')

Steve Clarke "flabbergasted" by penalty award

West Bromwich Albion boss Steve Clarke says the decision to award Chelsea a late penalty in their 2-2 draw left him "flabbergasted".

West Bromwich Albion manager Steve Clarke has said that he was "flabbergasted" by the decision to award Chelsea a late penalty in their 2-2 draw on Saturday.

The Blues were given the spot-kick when Ramires went down under a weak challenge from Steven Reid, before Eden Hazard converted the last-minute equaliser, and Clarke stated his disbelief at the outcome.

"I'm flabbergasted at the decision, I can't believe he gave it," Clarke is quoted as saying in the Daily Mail.

"I saw it at the time. I've been in the game a long time and I knew he was already on the way down before anyone was near him. The referee has to be 100% sure. How he can be 100% sure is beyond me. It was not the correct decision.

"It's the kind of penalty that can be given when you've got a home crowd shouting for everyone. Refs are only human and can make mistakes."

The draw at Stamford Bridge leaves West Brom ninth in the Premier League.

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