Cubarsí consoles Gündogan after the defeat against PSG


Gündogan complains about the penalty they gave him and charges against Araújo and Barça themselves

Published:17/04/2024 - 02:10h

Updated:17/04/2024 - 02:10h

Ílkay Gündogan did not hide his frustration after FC Barcelona's tough elimination from the UEFA Champions League against Paris Saint-Germain (1-4). Beyond the refereeing controversies, the German regretted the errors that led to the Parisian reaction

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The FC Barcelona sacked of the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League with a bitter goleada home in front of Paris Saint-Germain (1-4). After the party, one of the few players culés in giving the face to the press was Ílkay Gündogan. Faithful to his habit, the German threw of self-criticism, although it did not doubt in criticising the decision of the Romanian Istvan Kovacs to overlook a clear penalti that the '22' suffered in the complement.

"I think that it deserved a penalti. It was running and the rival clearly blocked me. I said him to the referee that was penalti and in place of this took me out a yellow card", explained the international German in mixed zone. The most scandalous of the played was the no intervention of the VAR although the repetition of the played evidenció the clear contact of a Marquinhos that already was admonished.

Gündogan, sunk by the elimination of the Barça

On the other hand, the one of Gelsenkirchen showed sunk and frustrated by the elimination culé. "This is the League of Champions. It does not matter the rival, is impossible to trace back if one of your players is expelled. We are very disappointed. We felt that had the control of the party before the red card", explained Gündo. Besides, it added: "The feeling is clearly of frustration. Everything was in our hands, but give it to him to the PSG the more easily possible".

The 'stick' of Gündogan to Araújo by his expulsion

However, the mediapunta was much more autocrítico that Xavi Hernández with Ronald Araújo by the played that changed the course of the eliminatory. "In these actions have to be sure to touch the balloon. Give him the opportunity, perhaps detains it the goalkeeper, or even concedes the goal, but remain you with a player less…", said in reference to the expulsion of the 'charrúa'.

The own sucedió with Frenkie of Jong at all more conclude the party. "I have not seen the expulsion. Only it had the feeling that the control of Barcola went to the hands of the goalkeeper", argued the Dutch, the one who besides admitted that the team tried it until where could, "but did not give for more". At the end, the Barça never went down the arms with a man less, but the PSG was clearly upper.

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