Joel Matip, starring a hand in the interior of the area of the Liverpool

THE VAR DID not CONCEDE THE PENALTI

CONTROVERSY: Messi demanded a hand of Matip in the interior of the area of the Liverpool

Published:1/05/2019 - 21:24h

Updated:1/05/2019 - 22:06h

It ran the first chamber of hour of party when Leo Messi, after a played embarullada by some rebounds, asked a possible penalti of Joel Matip by hand in the interior of the area. The VAR determined that the hand of the player 'network' was involuntary

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Although the FC Barcelona no prodigó too much in attack during the first minutes of the party against the Liverpool, of the boots of Leo Messi can arise anytime an opportunity of goal. The Argentinian star tried to carry to the Barça to forward and, in the minute 14 of party, caused a hand of Joel Matip in the interior of the area 'network'.

It was after a played full of rebounds, in which finally the central Cameroonian touched the spherical with the hand. The VAR determined that the hand was involuntary and did not signal the maximum penalty, in spite of the airadas protests of Leo Messi to the referee Björn Kuipers. And it is that the repetition left clear the rebounds before the hand, but also how the defender took part in the path of the balloon and dragged it mildly.

Voluntary? Involuntary? Of course the played is opened to interpretation, and the one who commands is the one of the VAR and the main referee of the party, Björn Kuipers. Any of the two referee's fronts determined that there was maximum penalty, so the game continued in spite of the protests of the players of the FC Barcelona, with Messi of protagonist.

The Argentinian, still got angry, desquitó in the coming minutes with several played spectacular, in which it began to run and to dribble to players of the Liverpool as and when it wanted to. Any braked him with faults, so much lawful like antideportivas -special quotation to the push of Milner to take out him of the field-, but the magic of the '10' went out to relucir by all the sides when they tried to shut him in a baldosa.

Messi, the big leader of the Barça

In spite of his good played, did not attain 'wet' against the Liverpool in the first-half contested in the Camp Nou. Yes it combined with criterion and infected to his mates the need to struggle by each balloon and go upwards. Messi, the day in which it fulfilled 100 captaincies of start with the FC Barcelona, showed more than ever that it is the leader that needs the team.

Beside Luis Suárez and Gerard Hammered, could say that it was the best player of the Barcelona in the first time to counter to a Liverpool offensive, very very placed and with the clear ideas. Klopp Did well in taking the words of Messi in the Gamper 2018 like a threat: 'The Flea' want to this Champions League, and will leave the skin for conquering it.

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