Clattenburg uses a calm, palm-down gesture.
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What's gone wrong with referees at the European Championship?The referees' performances in the 48 games played so far in France have received top marks.Referees put in charge of semifinals are rarely awarded the final.Referees have been noticeably calm and confident in France, without appearing arrogant or distant from players.That ability does not happen overnight and has been part of the referees' daily training for the past two years.Four years ago, four yellow cards per game were awarded.Red cards are down sharply, from one every 10 games in 2012 to one every 16 games in 2016 .
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