The referee did case omiso of the assistant in the Clásico


SHAME: What the assistant said to the referee before the El Clásico penalty

Published:26/10/2020 - 15:54h

Updated:27/10/2020 - 16:32h

One controversial penalti revised by the VAR was key for the victory of the Real Madrid in the Camp Nou. Before signalling it, the assistant communicated with the referee

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The Classical of the past Saturday finish with the three points in the pocket of the Real Madrid and with a big indignation in the FC Barcelona by the way in which it produced the white victory: a controversial penalti by an agarrón inside the area of Clément Lenglet on Sergio Bouquets. A type of actions that never are used to signal and that left to the culés, that were doing a good party, entirely sold.

Of course, the played generated plenary anger in the FC Barcelona by what supposed and even did to burst to Ronald Koeman in the back press conference to the meeting. "I do not understand the VAR, all his decisions are against the Barça. In five parties, neither one in favour and there are a lot of examples: the penalti to Messi of the Seville, the red of Getafe, the of today... Agarrones Like this there are them always in the areas", concluded.

But the Barcelona indignation no mengua, but it goes to more with the step of the days. Especially by the last informations that have seen the light this same Monday. According to the informations published by the newspaper 'Sport', before signalling the penalti, the referee assistant indicated him to the main, Martínez Munuera, that there was lacking previous of Sergio Bouquets on Clément Lenglet.

The main referee, however, did not do case of the message of his assistant and decided to omit the information and not signalling the fault. Later, yes it would go to review the action to the complete in the VAR to finish signalling the penalti on Sergio Bouquets. According to the quoted newspaper, in the FC Barcelona have proof of this and are meditando ask the audios of the conversations between the referees and the room VOR.

From the FC Barcelona want to know what is what sucedió in these few seconds that were definite to decant the Classical. Always according to the informations of the newspaper quoted previously, in the club think that there is "a campaign against the Barça directed by Velasco Carballo, commissioned to designate to the referees" adding that it treats of a "referee that already had them to him with the FC Barcelona in his stage in active".

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In LaLiga Santander,​ have contested more than 800 parties in which it has used the system of the VAR and, explaining the supposed penalti of Clément Lenglet on Sergio Bouquets, only have pitado two more by agarrón of the T-shirt: In a Getafe-Valencia of the season 2018-2019 and in a Ray Vallecano-Real Madrid 2018-2019. Taking into account that there is agarrones in the area in all the parties, the referee's decision is under suspicion.

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