'The referee said it wasn't a penalty': Fulham left fuming after official admits to costly mistake in Liverpool game

Liverpool vs Fulham, referee Stuart Atwell admits to making a penalty mistake
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Fulham were left aggrieved during their 1-0 loss to Liverpool at Anfield on Wednesday night, after it has been claimed that referee Stuart Atwell admitted to making a game-changing mistake to a Fulham player. 

Liverpool were awarded a penalty in the 38th minute of the game when Issa Diop was adjudged to have fouled Darwin Nunez in the box. Replays suggested the centre-back didn't make contact with Nunez, but VAR didn't determine that Stuart Atwell had made a clear and obvious error.

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