Grimaldo tries to go of Araújo


The linesman and the VAR saved Barça from Benfica's 0-1

Published:23/11/2021 - 21:49h

Updated:23/11/2021 - 23:17h

FC Barcelona, ​​who completed a good first half against Benfica, was close to going to the interval losing. Otamendi scored after a corner kick, but the VAR ended up canceling it because the center of the corner had come out

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The FC Barcelona went out very mandón against the Benfica and completed a first half very good hour. The stamp of Xavi Hernández begins to notice in the team and in front of the Portuguese saw the first details of what the trainer wants of his. With a new system like the 3-4-3, the Barcelona dominated in the first 30 minutes and had some clear occasion to advance in the marker.

However, in spite of the good feelings and the arrivals, in defence the culés follow having problems and the visitors were very near to take advantage of it. First it was Roman Yaremchuk the one who was very near to annotate the first of the meeting with a finish of head that found Marc-André ter Stegen. After the warning of the forward, Nicolás Otamendi did not forgive in the played following.

The central Argentinian took advantage of the back action to a kickoff of corner to put the ball very near of the square of the Barcelona. A finish perfect with the left-handed that, although in brief, celebrated in style. Luckily for the Barça, the linesman had raised the pennant because the centre in the corner to his eyes had gone out. The VAR took some seconds in ratifying his decision and the so much of the defender remained cancelled.

The Barcelona, therefore, saved of form milagrosa of a so much that it could have a lot of fact damage. This target would have given advantage to the Portuguese before the rest and would have left against the ropes to the Catalan picture. In the images that saw , although they were not the best, could appreciate as apparently the ball yes went out of the field in the centre after the kickoff of corner.

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