Brentford head train Thomas Frank needs the video assistant referee (VAR) device for use within the Championship.
Frank’s aspect had a participant despatched off during Sunday’s play-off semi-final first-leg defeat at Swansea metropolis.
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Referee Keith Stroud confirmed Rico Henry a straight crimson card for a sliding challenge on Connor Roberts.
Frank reacted furiously and believes VAR – utilized in essentially the most well-known League, but not the English football League – would have modified Stroud’s resolution.
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“i don’t suppose it was once once a purple card,” stated the Dane.
“we are one hundred% going to attraction and that i predict it to be cancelled, so Rico can play on Wednesday night time.
“I spoke to the referee about that incident – and funnily enough, he idea it used to be a crimson card.
“we’re participating in for selling to the highest-rated League, we are collaborating in for £170m, so i don’t take into account why we would not have it in these games.
“VAR definitely should not have given it. that is for the long run and with a bit of luck the EFL will do one thing about that.”
Henry’s red card proved to be a turning degree in Sunday’s first leg on the liberty Stadium.
Brentford had dominated so much of the sport up unless the sixty fifth-minute dismissal and, sixteen minutes later, Swansea scored the one objective courtesy of a stupendous strike from Andre Ayew.
the 2 sides will meet again for the 2d leg at Griffin Park on Wednesday.
Defeat at Swansea used to be Brentford’s 1/3 in succession, with the previous two at Stoke and Barnsley costing the Bees computerized merchandising to probably the greatest League.
regardless of that stoop – which adopted an eight-recreation successful run – Frank has no concerns about lifting his avid gamers’ morale for the return fixture.
“No, it is no longer going to be tough all. There are no heads dropped, merely heads up,” he introduced.
“you’ll discover the fireside inside the eyes of the avid gamers. they may be ready to go.
“we are 1-zero down at 1/2 of-time alternatively the choice within the dressing room is so excessive i am sure we are going to win that sport.”