Bad call


a disputed decision by a referee or umpire in a sporting event

The bad call cost them the game.
Contemporary Examples

A bad call stole a game that should have belonged to Team USA.
The World Cup Ref Crisis Joshua Robinson June 18, 2010

Team USA transcended a bad call to topple Algeria by a single goal.
Are World Cup Refs Against the U.S.? Tunku Varadarajan June 22, 2010


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