Watch the 'blatant' penalty NOT given to Sunderland against Portsmouth - as supporters fume

Sunderland fans have slammed the decision not to award the Black Cats a penalty against Portsmouth.
Should Sunderland have had a penalty?Should Sunderland have had a penalty?
Should Sunderland have had a penalty?

Chris Maguire looked to have been tripped in the box, but referee Chris Sarginson waved away appeals – much to the dismay of the travelling squad and staff.

You can watch the controversial call in the video below.

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Fans had plenty to say about the decision on social media:

@RamseySAFC said: “Literally one of the most blatant penalties ive ever seen”

@LiamFTM17 added: “Half of the time I wish VAR was in league one”

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@APurcell92 commented: “if that's not a penalty you might as well do away with them”

@forsterchris0 posted: “I hate the referees in this league. @fa @efl #safc sort league one officiating out.”

@TheoCT98 tweeted: “We should set out to frustrate these but once again we have to be on the receiving end with these absolutely appalling referee decisions what is going on man”