Wolverhampton Wanderers beat Leicester City in a seven-goal thriller in the Premier League on Saturday.
Alan McInally has raged at Diogo Jota’s hat-trick strike for Wolves against Leicester City by claiming ‘it’s a complete and utter disgrace’ his goal was allowed to stand.
The former Aston Villa man believes Jota was offside for the winning goal as Nuno Espirito Santo’s side secured three points in the 4-3 thriller at Molineux.
While analysing the game for Sky Sports, McInally went into full-blown rage whilst he was talking about Jota’s injury-time goal after he realised he was in an offside position.
“It’s a joke goal, this is the problem we have with modern day football,” McInally told Soccer Saturday on 19/01/2019 at 2:20 pm.
“He [Jota] cannot stay 15 yards offside, and although Jimenez is onside, [he] puts the ball into the middle and [Jota] sticks it into the net. It’s a joke, a complete and utter joke. It shouldn’t be a goal and I feel for Leicester City.
“Honestly, it’s a complete and utter disgrace. A disgrace. If it happened to Wolves, they would have been raging as well.”
As a result of that win, Wolves move up to eight in the Premier League table, one point behind seventh-placed Watford and two points ahead of 12th-placed Bournemouth.
Nuno’s side went into the break with a 2-0 lead before the Foxes pulled two goals back through Demarai Gray and a Conor Coady own goal.
After Jota had put his side back ahead after the hour mark, centre-back Wes Morgan thought he had clinched a point for his team with three minutes left on the clock.
But whilst on the counter-attack in the dying moments of the game, Ruben Neves played a cross-field ball to Raul Jimenez, and at first, Jota was in an offside position, but by the time the ball was played to him, he was onside to slot home the winning goal and his hat-trick.