IN THE WANDA METROPOLITANO
Mateu Lahoz will be the referee of the Atlético de Madrid-Barça
Published:26/11/2019 - 11:16h
Updated:26/11/2019 - 16:16h
Barça and Atlético de Madrid play this Sunday a key game for LaLiga in the Wanda Metropolitano. Mateo Lahoz will be the referee in charge of leading a match with the lead at stake
Both clubs are slopes of his appointments in Champions, but FC Barcelona and Athletic of Madrid play it to him in LaLiga this Sunday. After measuring to Borussia Dortmund and Juventus in the penultimate day of the phase of groups, Barcelona and rojiblancos will return to the championship of the regularity, where will contest a key clash in Wanda Metropolitan. In another commitment of maximum level, the leadership is at stake.
The Real Spanish Federation of Football has made public the designations for the day 15 of First Division, and Mateu Lahoz will be the referee commissioned to direct this meeting in the summit. The pupilos of Ernesto Valverde command in the classification with 28 points, equalised with the Real Madrid and with a party less because of the Classical postponed. The ones of Diego Simeone occupy the fourth position with 25, by behind the Seville.
To his 42 years, the Valencian is a referee with a lot of experience so much in domestic competitions like international, and in his file state more than 400 parties to all the levels. His style is very known in the Spanish football, since it prefers to favour the game and pitar few faults although has some tendency to the descontrol, with decisions that in occasions cost to understand to the footballers.
Without going more far, the past 6 October there was wrap in the Camp Nou under his control, in a duel against the Seville that finish with a 4-0 favourable to the culés and with two expelled, Ronald Araujo and Ousmane Dembélé. In the last minutes, the Uruguayan saw a red direct by a doubtful action in which supposedly it demolished to a rival being the last defence, and the French by the back protests that also put him in the street.
Although there is some episode complicated in his recent history, the balance with this trencilla is quite positive for the Barça, that only has lost three parties under his supervision. Also it has won 25 and empatado eight, although one of them, that took place in the City Condal, finish with 1-1, with a legal goal cancelled to Leo Messi and with celebration for an Athletic that won the title suspender belt in this last day.
The Barça has to centre in the fight by the titles
The best news in the duel of the Metropolitan would be that Mateu Lahoz was not leading, and that only prevailed the fight by the titles. The Barça knows that if it returns with the three points of the capital will step more to the revalidación of the championship, because it would follow firm in the first place with a Classical in the horizon that would allow him break the equality with the Real Madrid. It will not be easy, but this is one of the finals that will determine who heaves with the trophy.