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Seven penalties! The review of the controversial day of the League on Saturday

Published:21/08/2022 - 16:54h

Updated:21/08/2022 - 16:54h

Saturday's league matches have left an average of more than two penalties per game: three of them took place at Celta-Real Madrid, while Osasuna-Cádiz and Mallorca-Betis had two maximum penalties each

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In spite of the attempts of the referee's body to reduce the number of penaltis in some played with a high degree of dependency of the assessment, the second date of the Spanish tournament has registered a high number of maximum penalties in hardly three commitments, what leaves a partial average of two penaltis by party in what it goes of the second day liguera.

The party that registered more lacking sentenced inside the area was the one who contested the Celtic of Vigo and the Real Madrid. In total, went three the occasions in which the referee, Jesús Gil Manzano, signalled the manchón white in Balaídos, two of them by contacts with the hand that finished converting Iago Sails and Karim Benzema and one more than had to be reviewed by the VAR, that finished in the penalti failed by Eden Hazard in the victory of the whites by 1-4.

Other two penaltis were signalled in the meeting that initiated the action the Saturday, the Osasuna-Cádiz, both in favour of the venues by hard entrances by part of the gaditanos, with something more than controversy in the second of them by the struggle between Víctor Chust and Kike García, the attendant to convert it to the minute 79 to put the 2-0 after the first, perfectly executed by Ezequiel Ávila to the 37'.

The another party of the Saturday that registered penaltis was the one who measured to the Mallorca and to the Betis in Sound Moix. In total, executed two penaltis, both in favour of the directed by Manuel Pellegrini. The two played that caused the sentence of González Strong were caused by Rodrigo Battaglia. Borja Churches would be the attendant to convert the so many of the victory to the minute 9 and to the 73.

A high number of expulsions

In addition to the penaltis, that already have been 10 from the start of the tournament, the meetings of the second date, contested between the Friday and the Saturday, have had an important number of red cards. In total, five players have had to leave to the showers owing to his infringements: Sergi Gómez and Florian Lejeune in the Espanyol-Ray, Marcos Coins and Jawad The Yamiq in the Seville-Valladolid and Tomás Alarcón in the Osasuna-Cádiz.

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