Martínez Munuera sancionando con una tarjeta amarilla a Ronald Araújo


Barça will face Alavés again with the controversial Martínez Munuera

Published:1/02/2024 - 17:12h

Updated:1/02/2024 - 17:12h

FC Barcelona will meet Martínez Munuera again shortly after the Spanish Super Cup and his controversial decision to award Araújo's penalty on Vinicius, thus conditioning the match and also adding a lot to the Uruguayan's subsequent expulsion

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The referee's controversies become the norm in the Spanish football with the big quantity of audios of the VAR that are filtering and for the FC Barcelona could continue afterwards that the Technical Committee of Referees decided that Juan Martínez Munuera is the indicated to be at the top of the duel of the culés in front of the Sportive Alavés. The meeting of the day 23 of LaLiga EA Sports will contest next Saturday and at the head of the VAR will be Mario Melero López

The designation arrives little more than two weeks afterwards that the Valencian referee had a controversial performance when signalling penalti, with 2-1 in the marker, by a light contact between Araújo and Vinicius in the final of the Supercopa of Spain. Besides, it finish expelling to the Uruguayan in the second time by second yellow after it received the first card in that played with the forward of the Real Madrid.

That was the classical chamber of Martínez Munuera. In his first also had a very questioned performance in October of the 2020. The Valencian signalled that day, after call of the VAR, a penalti in a struggle between Lenglet and Bouquets. An action that decanted the scales in the white victory final by 1-3. Already regarding the general balance, the Barça has had in the field to the referee of 31 years in 32 occasions.

A balance that begins to be very striking with Martínez Munuera

Until the moment adds 20 victories, 6 ties and six defeats. Two of these six defeats have produced in the three last meetings and where the Barcelona team has lost with the Madrid. Already regarding the duel of this Saturday in front of the Basques, will be the first time that was in a clash between Barça and Alavés. To the team of Vitoria has him pitado in 11 occasions with four victories, 2 ties and five defeats.

Besides, The CTA confirmed this Thursday that the extremeño Jesús Gil Manzano pitará the Girona-Real Sociedad and the murciano José María Sánchez Martínez will arbitrate next Sunday the derbi Real Madrid-Athletic of Madrid. Gil Manzano will explain in the VAR with Carlos Of the Big Hill and Eduardo Prieto Churches, of the Committee Navarro, will be at the top of the room VOR in the duel between the two Madrilenian teams

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