… this is worthy of a red card and a 1 match ban.
Whereas this, despite the referee/official claiming to have seen the incident, is not worthy of either a red card on the day or punishment after the fact.
A linesman who gets an offside decision wrong is demoted, a referee who has seen a potentially leg-breaking challenge and not even given a free kick gets away without a harsh word.
The idea perpetrated by the FA that they are prevented by FIFA rules from further punishing an incident once the referee has seen it is utterly false.
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