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‘It was a one-off’: Phil Neville apologizes for accusing MLS referees of cheating in massive collapse after Inter Miami suffered FIFTH loss in a row against New York Red Bulls

  • Inter Miami boss Phil Neville has apologized for his furious rant at MLS referees
  • Neville lost his temper after Inter Miami’s 1-0 defeat at New York Red Bulls
  • He accused league officials of repeatedly ‘cheating’ his team this season
  • Gonzalo Higuain’s goal was disallowed on Saturday, as Inter Miami lost 1-0
  • Neville has since apologized for his outburst and blamed the ’emotion of losing’











Inter Miami boss Phil Neville has apologized for his furious rant against MLS referees earlier this week, claiming it was a “one-off”.

Neville lost his temper after Inter Miami’s 1-0 defeat to New York Red Bulls on Saturday. He accused the league leaders of repeatedly ‘cheating’ his team after Gonzalo Higuain’s goal was disallowed.

Marcel has since apologized for his outburst, blaming the “emotion of losing a very important game” for his inappropriate “terminology.”

Inter Miami boss Phil Neville has apologized for his furious rant at MLS umpires this week

Neville lost his and blamed league officials for repeatedly 'cheating' his team after Gonzalo Higuain's goal was disallowed in Saturday's 1-0 defeat

Neville lost his and blamed league officials for repeatedly ‘cheating’ his team after Gonzalo Higuain’s goal was disallowed in Saturday’s 1-0 defeat

After the 1-0 loss to New York, Neville told reporters, “Okay, I’ll just go all out. We were cheated in Portland and we went again tonight.

“I don’t want to sound like a broken record, but there is something fundamentally wrong with the way the umpires are treating Inter Miami.

“We play in one of the best leagues in the world and I have a great experience, but in the end I have a dressing room that asks real, real questions about the integrity of this league in terms of the decisions we make. keep getting.

The result dropped them to their fifth loss in a row, pushing them out of the play-offs

The result dropped them to their fifth loss in a row, pushing them out of the play-offs

Neville (above) has since apologized for his outburst, blaming the

Neville (above) has since apologized for his outburst, blaming the “emotion of losing a very important game” for his inappropriate “terminology”

“There must be a large-scale investigation into the decisions taken against Inter Miami. We want this to be the best league in the world, but we have decisions like that.”

However, Marcel has now backtracked on his comments and apologized for his behaviour.

“After the game I said the things I said in the emotions of losing a very important game and in terms of feelings from the last two or three games, I felt a little hard done by some decisions that didn’t go our way. meaning,” Neville said at a news conference.

“I used the wrong terminology to describe how I felt. I’ve used the wrong word – cheating – which should never be used in the direction of officials or in football matches.

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‘I had a really good dialogue with both the MLS and the PRO umpires’ [organization] in terms of the decisions, my behavior, the word used and the respect required from both sides, and of course my assurance that this was a one-off.’

After their terrible run, Miami is eight points behind Montreal, the team occupying the final playoff spot.

Their 14 defeats in 2021 are already worse than Beckham’s club debut last year, and Neville’s reunion with his old Man United team-mate is turning into a nightmare.

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