Bruno Soriano prevents the finish of Leo Messi in a Villarreal-FC Barcelona


The FC Barcelona with Churches Villanueva: Arbitration of nightmare

Published:26/11/2017 - 23:43h

Updated:26/11/2017 - 23:43h

Although the Barça has attained to save the pieces of furniture against Valencia, the anger is capital against the tripleta referee's, that has conditioned a party that could finish of a very distinct form. It is not the first time that occurs with Churches Villanueva

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The tie that the FC Barcelona has certified in Mestalla has remained blurred by the bad feeling that has left the referee's performance of Churches Villanueva. It is necessary to recognise the merit of a Valency that dared against the leader, but when worse happened it the 'che', the referee ate a goal more than legal of Leo Messi. And it is not the first time that prejudices to the culés.

It does not be necessary to go too far to find the last flagrant episode against the interests of the Catalan group, since in this same year conditioned another result out of house. It was on 9 January, in a corresponding meeting to 17ª day of the season 2016-17 and in a visit to Villarreal. The men of Luis Enrique protested two maximum penalties committed by Bruno Soriano, one of them also very easy to see (the one of the image that chairs the news).

But in front of the despair of the footballers of the Barça, Churches Villanueva did not appreciate the clear hands of the midfield player, and converted a penalti and expulsion in a corner, after rebounding the shot of Leo Messi in the arm of the rival. That clash, of the same way, finish with 1-1 in the marker, although the situation in the table clasificatoria was graver that the current.

Too grave

Even with the VAR calling with strength to the doors of LaLiga, seems too grave the error committed by Churches Villanueva and his assistant in Mestalla, very bad planted in a played in which it would have to have decided better. The main referee of the duel fio of the decision of the linesman, that recognised in front of the own Leo Messi that it had not seen it when the Argentinian approached to ask explanations in the back instants at the end of the first-half.

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