Dzeko had a goal incorrectly ruled out for offside with the replays showing it was a wrong decision.

Bosnia also felt that its captain Emir Spahic was fouled in the build-up to Peter Odemwingie's 29th minute winning goal.

A furious Dzeko said that his national team was going home after the group stage exit because of officials’ blunders, adding that the ‘shameful’ referee should also be sent back home for his important role in completely changing the outcome of the game.

"We are going home, we are sad because of that. But this referee should be going home, too. We should have won the game,” Dzeko said.

“But the referee was shameful. We are going home, we are sad because of that. But this referee should be going home, too,” he added.

“He changed the game. That’s why we lost. It was obviously a foul on our captain and before, when I scored the goal, it was never offside,” the Manchester City striker said.

Meanwhile, Bosnia coach Safet Susic claimed that the wrong decision by referee was a potential game changer and that wrong call changed the entire complexion of the game.

"Had they allowed the (Dzeko) goal, this would probably have changed the match," said Susic.

"I was told in the dressing room that Dzeko was well onside. As far as the reported foul on Spahic, if the referee didn't whistle there was no foul,” he added.

(JPN)

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