The second installment of Ref Focus takes a look at a recent match refereed by Michael Oliver. The match featured Chelsea at home to Southampton. This Barclays Premier League match was played on 1 December 2013.
Ref Focus features video from the entire match, edited to include the following events:
- offside decisions
- player management incidents
The video is 16 minutes long.
Young Mr Oliver continues to demonstrate why he has been handed big matches at the relatively young age of 28. His foul selection was appropriate, his cautions judicious, and his player management continues to impress.
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