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The 'viral' reaction of an outraged Xavi after the penalty not called against Barça

Published:27/01/2024 - 22:37h

Updated:28/01/2024 - 14:42h

Xavi Hernández once again criticized the refereeing in LaLiga. On this occasion, the man from Terrassa expressed his discontent for the non-sanction of a penalty in favor of Barça at the end of the match against Villarreal CF

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Xavi Hernández is not going through his best moment like technical director of the FC Barcelona. In fact, the trainer egarense has announced recently that his stay in the club will finalise on 30 June of this year, putting end to his cycle in the Barcelona square. This decision arrives as a result of the critical situation to which has been carried because of the constant cuestionamientos on the performance of the team and his recent bad state of form, that seemed to reach his maximum point in the defeat in front of the Villarreal (3-5).

During the commitment in front of the 'groguets', the one of Terrassa already showed his evident frustration in front of the development of the game. Nevertheless, further of the impact that had the two annotations that gave the turn to the party and the circumstances in which they produced , one of the played that apparently it generated more indignation in the Catalan was a possible penalti no signalled in favour of the Barça.

The action that generated the 'get angry' of Xavi to the arbitration

In the minute 90+1', with the marker 3-3, the picture culé had a played dangerous in the area that resulted in a possible penalti. Ilkay Gündoğan Took out a powerful 'latigazo' that it was diverted by the elbow of Santi Comesaña, altering the path of the balloon. The collegiate José Luis Munuera Montero initially signalled the maximum penalty in favour of the cast of the City Condal, what would have given the opportunity to put the electronic 4-3.

However, Xavi Hernández did not expect that, after the review of the VAR directed in this day by Jaime Latre, revirtiera the decision. In front of this, the egarense did not doubt in approaching to one of the cameras of the transmission to express clearly his dissatisfaction with a conclusive: "A shame, a shame", in clear allusion to the decision taken by the referee. This represents another hit of the of Terrassa to the referee's work, to which has criticised duramente lately, especially after the controversy occurred in Santiago Bernabéu in the previous day of LaLiga with the party between the Real Madrid and the UD Almería.

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