WATCH: Rob Friend, Mauro Díaz give Oscar-worthy performances to earn Saturday penalties

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In both cases, replacement officials are likely to get scrutinized, if not outright blamed. But these are the types of calls even the best officials can mess up. Looking at the play from above the penalty area, the officials can’t see how much contact the defenders actually make with their marks.

In both cases, different angles showed that contact was minimal. Unfortunately for the officials, they had to pass judgement based on flawed views.