Originally Posted by matadorpoeta
the yellow card on figo (for a headbutt) made no sense. if the ref didn't see it, which he didn't, there should not have been a card. if the ref did see it, it was a straight red. there is no explanation for a yellow on that one.
I didn't actually see this, nor was I referring to it. I just meant in general.
But even if the ref doesn't see a foul he can call it if a linesman sees it and notifies him. It happens all the time. That's why those guys are there.