However, Hughes can only cross his fingers the decisions go his side's way.
"This weekend they (the officials) haven't covered themselves in glory," he said.
"These are massive decisions that affect people's livelihoods and the fans of clubs who are dear to their hearts.
"Decisions are not being correctly made and they are affecting too many people.
"The referee was too quick to put his whistle to his mouth. The kid was still rolling around and he had already given a penalty. His assistant didn't have the opportunity to put his flag up.
"I don't know what the answer is. They are a professional body now and they have the opportunity to review performances.
"At the moment it is a numbers game and possibly they do not have enough numbers of the right quality."