WATCH: BBC pundits slam three problems with Euro 2024's most controversial decision so far

Xavi Simons
Xavi Simons saw his goal ruled out in the second half (Image credit: Getty Images)

Friday evening’s Euro 2024 Group D clash between France and the Netherlands saw the competition’s most controversial refereeing moment so far, with two English officials at the heart of it.

The two European heavyweights would end up playing out what was largely an uninspiring clash in Leipzig that ended up as the first goalless European Championship draw since England and Scotland’s blank at Euro 2020. 

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Joe Mewis

For more than a decade Joe Mewis has worked in football journalism as a reporter and editor, with stints at Mirror Football and LeedsLive among others. He is the author of four football history books that include times on Leeds United and the England national team.