Originally Posted by BoyBrumby
Absolutely won't be and nor should it. It was a professional foul to prevent a goal. Red card and penalty sufficient punishment.
Situation has come up dozens of times; once earlier in this world cup in fact (Harry Kewell v Ghana too, ironically enough).
If the ref is allowed to start assuming things it sets a very dangerous precedent, IMHO.
Maybe with the introduction of goal line technology, it might be worth taking a look at? But it does look like people are OK with it, which is something I didn't expect...so fair enough then.