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Decisions cost us - Mowbray

Decisions cost us - Mowbray

Middlesbrough boss Tony Mowbray felt that a couple of refereeing decisions cost his side dear following a 2-1 home defeat to Leicester City.

Midfielder Nicky Bailey earned the hosts the lead early in the second-half with a superb 30-yard strike but Jamie Vardy and Lloyd Dyer
eventually turned the contest on its head as Boro suffered a first home defeat of the season.

"It was a tight game, as we knew it would be because they're a good side," Mowbray told Boro's official website. "We got our noses in front and were hopeful we'd win 1-0.

"It's frustrating. I think their first goal is offside and I've watched it a dozen times and I can't see a foul for the second goal," he added. "The second one also took a huge deflection. But it doesn't matter now, we're not going to change those decisions."

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Date:Saturday September 29 2012
Time: 10:47PM

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