Date: 13th January 2018 at 10:27pm
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Manager Tony Pulis was unhappy with a couple of key refereeing decisions in the late 1-0 defeat to Fulham at the Riverside.

The visitors took maximum points courtesy of Oliver Norwood’s injury-tine penalty awarded against midfielder Grant Leadbitter.

Boro had already seen their own claims for a spot-kick waved aside following a challenge on Martin Braithwaite.

“We didn’t play as well in the second half but looking at the Braithwaite penalty, it is a really disappointing decision,” Pulis told BBC Sport. “We understand and recognise referees will make mistakes but when they affect matches they should be called into question.

“The player falls before Grant [Leadbitter] touches him,” he added. “The disappointing thing is they get a penalty at the other end which was harder to call but he blew straight away.”