West Brom fullback Reid: I thought ref was whistling to book Ramires!

West Bromwich Albion fullback Steven Reid was shocked by the penalty decision that went Chelsea midfielder Ramires' way on Saturday.

West Bromwich Albion fullback Steven Reid was shocked by the penalty decision that went Chelsea midfielder Ramires' way on Saturday.

Reid thought referee Andre Marriner was going to book Ramires for diving instead of pointing to the penalty spot in stoppage time as West Brom were denied a memorable victory at Stamford Bridge.

"When the whistle has gone, I thought he (referee) was going to book him (Ramires) for diving. Ramires has gone to ground really easily," Reid said on the OfficialAlbion You Tube channel.

"At the time it felt soft, I felt like I stood my ground.

"Looking at the replays afterwards, there has been no raising of the arm, my arms are by my side, so for us it is very harsh.

"But these decisions happen sometimes and on the whole we have to be happy with a point, even if at the minute it feels like a defeat."

 
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