GIF: Referee Disallows Jozy Altidore Sunderland Goal, Di Canio Not Happy

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GIF: Referee Disallows Jozy Altidore Sunderland Goal, Di Canio Not Happy
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Jozy Altidore was at the centre of a controversial incident during Sunderland's 3-1 defeat at home to Arsenal.

The American muscled his way into the area to score and make it 2-2—only for the referee to chalk the goal off.  

It was remarkable because, while Bacary Sagna fouled him in the build-up, there was clearly an advantage to be played:

And if neutral Lineker was shocked, imagine how pleased Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio will be.

He was sent to the stands after arguing with officials over the call.

Have a look at the incident and judge for yourselves.

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