FIFA President Sepp Blatter says any referee mistakes are deplorable and the board of the International Football Association that makes the laws of the game will (1)_________________________________.
"Concerning the International Football Association Board, naturally they will take on board again the discussion on technology. They will have a first opportunity when the business meeting of the Board in July is meeting in Wales." But Blatter said (2)_________________________________, which is currently approaching the quarterfinals in South Africa.
Blatter witnessed both officiating mistakes Sunday during the round-of-16 matches between England and Germany and between Argentina and Mexico. In the first match, England's Frank Lampard would have tied the score at 2-all before half-time, but officials did not see his shot bounce across the goal line and rebound out after hitting under the crossbar. (3)_________________________________to advance to the quarterfinals.
In the second game, officials missed a clear offside against Argentina's Carlos Tevez whose header gave his team an early 1-0 lead over Mexico. The Argentines won 3-1 and also advanced.