Fabián Orellana, moving away the balloon and receiving afterwards a card


Controversy in the Eibar-Barça by the expulsion of Orellana

Published:17/02/2018 - 17:50h

Updated:17/02/2018 - 18:11h

Fabián Orellana was expelled in the second half against the FC Barcelona after an absurd action in which it moved away the balloon for ralentizar a kickoff of fault of the Barça. Mendilibar, after protesting angrily, also was expelled afterwards

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The FC Barcelona finish playing the last twenty minutes against the Eibar with a player more on the terrain of game, thanks to the expulsion of Fabián Orellana by an absurd gesture of the Chilean, that already had a yellow card to his backs and had the little head to move away with the arm a balloon that the FC Barcelona was preparing to put at stake in a kickoff of fault.

True is that the expulsion was something rigorous by part of the referee, Hernández Hernández, that could have warned to the player instead of showing him a second decisive yellow card. But the question is that the Canarian referee showed it, and Mendilibar reacted recriminando the action to his player but also protesting to the referee.

And still it protested more when, some minutes afterwards and in a played alike, Luis Suárez also displaced the balloon after an offside and in this occasion the referee decided to not to admonish him. The airadas protests of Mendilibar listened in all Ipurúa, and propiciaron that Hernández Hernández cut by the healthy and expelled him of the local bench.

Orellana Played with fire against the Barça

Two controversial expulsions, therefore, for an Eibar that struggled to the end for trying trace back the goal of the FC Barcelona in the first-half, and in a meeting that besides can not say that it was bronco in spite of some hard entrance by part of the Eibar.

"What easy is!", it repeated in several occasions Mendilibar from the technical band, referring surely to the expulsion of Orellana and the ease with which Hernández Hernández had showed him the second yellow cardboard. In any case, the reality is that the Chilean played it to him displacing the spherical... And the action cost him face.

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