Leicester City star Danny Simpson has blamed the new officiating rules for the club’s poor form.
The Foxes conceded only 36 goals throughout last season. However, it’s been a different story this season, conceding 11 in their last 4 games.
The new Premier League rules asks referees to be stricter with fouls in the box. Simpson feels that this might have played a part as Leicester City conceded from 3 corner kicks in their 4-1 loss to Manchester United on Saturday.
Danny Simpson faults new league rules
“Err, I have to be careful what I say,” said 29-year-old Simpson. “It is in your mind, yes, we have seen a few decisions this season. It is in your mind. It is something we have to learn to adapt to as players.
“They have also changed the rules. The way it was last season, I thought we were very good at defending set-pieces and we made it tough for the opponents.
“You have been doing that for all your career and suddenly you have got to change it, but it’s the same for everyone, it’s something we have got to work on and look at.”