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.

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.

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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