PICTURE: Proof Carroll should have been sent off against Liverpool!

Andy Carroll

Andy Carroll committed the most blatant foul you're likely to see against Liverpool, which led to a Hammers goal.

Liverpool fell victim to a terrible decision, which has just seen West Ham equalise in the Premier League game at Upton Park.

Guy Demel’s effort was allowed to stand after a blatant foul from Hammers forward Andy Carroll, which could have earned him a red card from another referee.

Carroll launched himself at Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet, thrusting his hand towards the Belgian’s face.

Mignolet caught the ball but promptly dropped it following the challenge, which allowed Demel to turn the ball into an empty net with Mignolet unable to keep grip of possession or his own balance.

Despite the fact the linesman signalled for a foul and despite the fact TV replays in the ground showed the blatant foul on a big screen, the goal was allowed to stand in a truly remarkable and bizarre turn of events.

Expect Brendan Rodgers to have some very bold comments to make after the final whistle, especially if the goal turns out to be crucial in the Premier League title race.

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