“We made a mistake,” UEFA's Chief Refereeing Officer Pierluigi Collina said. “I wish we hadn't made the mistake but we did. Referees are human beings and human beings make mistakes.”
England's John Terry made a goalline clearance in the decisive group stage game in Donetsk on Tuesday, but replays showed the ball was just over the line. England led 1-0 at the time.
Collina said Hungarian referee Viktor Kassai and his team of assistants would play no further part in the tournament, but no blame was attributed to the referee