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Monday, 19 June, 2000, 14:30 GMT 15:30 UK
Dallas cops broadside from Norway
Hugh Dallas has come in for a barrage of criticism from Norway manager Nils Johan Semb.
Semb has accused the Scottish official of allowing Yugoslavs to
referee Sunday's Group C game, which they won 1-0.
After an eighth-minute goal from Savo Milosevic, Yugoslavia, hanging on as the Norwegians applied increasing pressure, resorted in some critics' eyes to time-wasting and play-acting.
Dallas, who officiated in France 98, sent off Yugoslavian substitute Mateja Kezman for a high challenge on Erik Myland and also cautioned seven players.
The 42-year-old had been involved in controversy in his first Euro 2000 game when he awarded Italy a hotly-debated penalty against Turkey.
Semb said, "The match was 50 minutes long - that must be a world record - because there was so much sabotage out there.
"When you are lying down minute after minute and taking ages to make a substitution, that is sabotage. That is not fair play, not the idea of football.
"The Yugoslavs refereed the game tonight. But they were also the better team." But Yugoslavian captain Dragan Stojkovic hit back, saying, "We played absolutely fairly - the same as Norway."
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