Furious Turkish fans rain missiles on ref Dallas; EURO 2000.
TURKEY coach Mustafa Denizli Mustafa Denizli (born November 10, 1949 in İzmir, Turkey) is a Turkish former football player and an international coach. Playing career
He spent 17 years with his hometown club Altay SK in İzmir, gaining a reputation as one of the best left-sided forwards in was left fuming fuming /fum·ing/ (fum´ing) emitting a visible vapor.
Producing or emitting smoke or vapor, as for certain concentrated nitric, sulfuric, and hydrochloric acids. after what he called an "unforgivable" refereeing decision by Scot Hugh Dallas Hugh Dallas MBE (born October 26, 1957 in Allanton, near Shotts) is a former Scottish football referee.
Dallas retired at the end of the 2004-05 Scottish football season. handed Italy a controversial 2-1 victory in their opening Group B clash in Arnhem yesterday.
Filippo Inzaghi's spot-kick after 70 minutes proved decisive, although his fall under a challenge from Ogun Temizkenoglu to win the penalty was at best theatrical.
Buruk Okan had earlier equalised adj. 1.
p. p. os> of equalise; same as equalized. for Turkey with a textbook header after a spectacular 52nd-minute opener by Italy's Antonio Conte
Antonio Conte (born July 31, 1969 in Lecce) is an Italian former football (soccer) player turned manager. .
But Inzaghi's spot-kick - or to be more precise the manner in which he won it - proved to be the incident that settled the encounter, leaving Italy level at the top of Group B with co-hosts Belgium and Turkey struggling at the bottom with Sweden.
"At this level it's unforgivable," raged Denizli, who made no attempt to hide his emotions.
"The whole match turned on one bad decision by the referee. There's no way it was a penalty and my player later confirmed this to me.
"I admit I'm very angry and must find a way to comfort my players.
"Perhaps we lacked a bit of ambition, but we do not deserve this defeat - which I consider scandalous MATTER, SCANDALOUS, equity pleading. A false and malicious statement of facts, not relevant to the cause. But nothing which is positively relevant, however harsh or gross the charge may be, can be considered scandalous. 4 Bouv. Inst. n. 4163.
"I repeat that there was no way it was a penalty and the consequences are serious.
"But we must restore our confidence and win our next match - and all because of a foul which never took place."
Even Inzaghi himself admitted luck was on the side of the Italians as he added: "This penalty was a lucky one. It was a debatable penalty, but we reacted very well.
"It was a penalty the referee could have given or could have refused."
When Dallas awarded the penalty the Turks reacted with fury and their supporters behind the goal hailed missiles at the Scottish official.