Messi complains in front of Mateu Lahoz


OFFICIAL: Mateu Lahoz will direct the decisive Barça-Atlético

Published:6/05/2021 - 12:11h

Updated:8/05/2021 - 00:09h

Mateu Lahoz will be the referee who directs the FC Barcelona-Atlético de Madrid this Saturday at the Camp Nou. Barça's background with the Valencian is very positive and the Catalans have a total of 29 victories in 42 matches refereed by him

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This Thursday, the Real Spanish Federation of Football confirmed what collegiate will commission to direct the decisive FC Barcelona-Athletic of Madrid of this Saturday to the 16:15 hours. The elected has been Mateu Lahoz, that pitará this important party for the future of LaLiga between the first and the third qualifier. If they win, the culés will put leaders to fault to know what do the Real Madrid the Saturday against the Seville.

The Committee of Designation of the Professional Arbitration has wanted to designate to the that consider the best Spanish referee in these moments. It is necessary to remember that to the Valencian also chose him for the Classical against the Real Madrid of does some weeks, but unfortunately for him lesionó and could not be. Jesús Gil Manzano substituted him for this duel, but in this occasion there will be problems and will be in the green of the Camp Nou.

It will be the seventh party between blaugrana and rojiblancos that direct Mateu, that of these seven has arbitrated only one in the stadium barcelonista. The only time that has been the judge of field in the City Condal in a Barça-Atleti was in the campaign 2013/2014, in League. All the culés will remember this commitment, since it was the last crash of this championship in which Madrilenian and Catalans played the title suspender belt.

In the mentioned party of the 2014, there was a so much cancelled to Leo Messi that it could have him given the championship to the Barcelona. The Argentinian received of Juanfran and no of a mate, by what was in legal position when it annotated. Unfortunately, the linesman signalled offside and without VAR to correct his decision Lahoz cancelled the target and allowed that the Athletic empatara in the Camp Noy and carried the trophy.

But in spite of this unlucky error, the reality is that the Valencian is used to to go him well to the Barcelona when they play against the colchoneros. The bagaje total is of three victories and three ties, without any defeat, by what level of results can be happy with this election. The last triumph, by the way, went the past campaign in Wanda Metropolitan, with an adjusted 0-1 for the culés thanks to a golazo of Messi in the 86.

To the Barça is used to him go very well with Mateu

In total, Mateu has seen the faces with the barcelonistas in 42 occasions. In total, 34 of these times have been in the Spanish championship, with 26 victories, 6 ties and only 2 defeats, some exceptional numbers for the ones of Ronald Koeman. In Glass are three triumphs, two stray duels and two empatados, whereas in Supercopa of Spain fell in the crash in which it was the Valencian. In summary, is a bagaje very positive that it could continue being it this Saturday.

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