Popovic backs Polenz after ref blunders

November 5, 2013
By Roje Adaimy
Tony Popovic says it's hard to say whether Western Sydney charge Jerome Polenz deserved to be sent off for two challenges he believes were not malicious - just poorly timed.

A-League referees boss Ben Wilson on Monday admitted Polenz should have been red-carded rather than cautioned for a second-half tackle on Awer Mabel in Friday's 2-1 win over Adelaide.

Wilson also conceded the Wanderers' fullback should have been sent off for a challenge on Sydney's Richard Garcia the week ...

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