After Ryan Kent’s dive midweek to win a penalty against Red Star, I was actually thinking that this must be something the Sevco players practice in training in order to con the ref.
But after seeing this latest piece of theatre from Sevco captain James Tavernier, it seems as though as long as they are playing in Scotland, they don’t even have to make it look like it should be a penalty, they can just fall over and throw their hands in the air and Scottish officials will only be too happy to give them a penalty.
I was actually stunned when I watch this. You will see from the video Tavernier loses the ball by running into a group of Dundee players, so decides to fall back and scream for a penalty, and instead of laughing in his face and booking him for simulation like he should have done, referee Steven McLean awarded Sevco the penalty.
If their cheating wasn’t so despicable you’d laugh.