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Peter Schmeichel summed up Jon Moss' woeful refereeing performance in just five words

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Jon Moss certainly made a name for himself during Leicester City's 2-2 draw against West Ham at the King Power stadium this afternoon.

The referee decided to hand Jamie Vardy a second yellow card of the match for diving in the penalty box, before awarding the Hammers a controversial penalty mid-way through the second half. 

Aaron Cresswell then scored a stunner to put West Ham on course for a dramatic 2-1 win that would seriously impact Leicester's title hopes, only for Moss to intervene once more.

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The 45-year-old awarded the home side a penalty in the last few seconds of extra time, and with Vardy and Riyad Mahrez off the pitch, forward Leonardo Ulloa stepped up cooly to rescue what could be a valuable point.

Before that late drama, Moss was certainly public enemy number one, especially in the Schmeichel household.

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While Kasper Schmeichel was fuming on the pitch at the man in black's performance, his famous father Peter took to Twitter to express his frustrations. He wrote: "Is that ref on drugs" Simple, yet effective.

He later added: "Sorry but this ref most be the worst ever."

He wasn't the only one to wade into the debate over Moss' performance. Famous Leicester City fan Gary Lineker added: "I'm too biased to comment, I know, but the inconsistency of the refereeing is remarkable."

Henry Winter, The Times' chief football writer, added: "Jon Moss is a really poor referee. So inconsistent" after the referee failed to notice what looked to be a clear foul on Leicester defender Robert Huth in the box.

After the drama at the King Power stadium, Leicester are now eight points clear at the top from second-placed Tottenham, who take on Stoke at the Britannia Stadium tomorrow evening.

Do you think it was a point gained or two dropped for Leicester this afternoon?

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