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Pardew's sympathy for Moyes

NEWCASTLE manager Alan Pardew sympathised with counterpart David Moyes after Everton had two goals disallowed in last night's 2-2 draw.

Second-half substitute Demba Ba had cancelled out Leighton Baines' opener before Marouane Fellaini had an effort wrongly chalked off for offside and Victor Anichebe's header was not allowed to count despite appearing to cross the line.

"My analyst said to me it was over the line," said Pardew. "These decisions are game-changers, there is no doubt about it and I am sure David will be very aggrieved.

"I have been saying all along that technology must come in and it has cost Everton a crucial goal."

Moyes hoped the officials would recognise they had made mistakes but admitted that would be no consolation.

"There are two goals missed so I can't get them back but you hope that the linesman has a look and sees how he missed them," said the Scot, who spoke to the officials after the game. "I had a word and said 'You've missed two goals' and it does affect the outcome of the game, but what can I do about it?

"I am sure the referee will have a look at them himself and see if he got it right or wrong -- which we all know because we have seen it."

Prior to the match there was a moving tribute to the victims of the Hillsborough disaster.

"Everton stand alongside Liverpool in the travesty of justice they have had," said Moyes. "We can't make it better for them but it was just to show we are supportive and behind them and just to say 'well done' (for getting to the truth)."


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