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Dortmund coach Lucien Favre slams penalty decision after 1-1 draw with Lazio

By Rune Gjerulff   @runegjerulff

Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre accused Sergej Milinkovic-Savic of diving after Wednesday's 1-1 draw with Lazio.
Lucien Favre.
Lucien Favre.
Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre was unhappy with the referee's decision to award Lazio a penalty in Wednesday's 1-1 draw between the two sides in the Champions League.

Ciro Immobile equalised from the spot after Nico Schulz was adjudged to have fouled Sergej Milinkovic-Savic in the box, much to the frustration of Favre, who felt the penalty should never have been given.

Speaking after the game, the Dortmund coach blasted the decision and accused Milinkovic-Savic of diving.

"We had our chances to score the second goal. Then we concede an unnecessary penalty against us, which isn't one," Favre told Sky (via Goal.com).

"That's incredible. That's theatre, he is in a swimming pool. He exaggerates. But we are through to the next round. That's the most important thing," he added.

Fortunately for Dortmund, a draw was enough for them to seal their progress to the knockout stages, but they could have secured the top spot in Group F with a win.

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