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LONDON - Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard feels referees should consult their assistant officials before making big decisions.
Lampard won his appeal against the red card he received in Sunday's 2-0 loss to Liverpool and will not serve a ban.
"I presumed it would be rescinded anyway," Lampard told BBC Radio 5 Live. "I was confident.
"It was a mistake but referees need time to consult the other officials - there are four and they get different angles. They need to use common sense."
Referee Mike Riley dismissed Lampard on the hour mark at Anfield for a challenge on Xabi Alonso.
Two late goals from Fernando Torres gave Liverpool victory and the result leaves Chelsea five points behind Premier League leaders Manchester United, having also played a game more.
"It was obviously a mistake," added Lampard. "We all make mistakes - footballers make mistakes. I don't want to have a dig at referees because they do a very hard job and I respect them."
The England international is now free to play in Chelsea's league games against Hull and Aston Villa, as well as their FA Cup fifth-round tie with Watford.
It is the second time in 10 months that he has won an appeal against a red card. He was sent off against West Ham in March 2008 and had that overturned too.
Lampard's teammate Jose Bosingwa will not face any action for stamping on the back of Yossi Benayoun in Sunday's match. - BBC