Marco Asensio y de Burgos Bengoetxea en el Clásico


The VAR saved Barça from defeat by canceling a goal from Asensio

Published:20/03/2023 - 00:15h

Updated:20/03/2023 - 05:56h

FC Barcelona achieved a vital victory against Real Madrid, but not without suffering. Carlo Ancelotti's men sought victory in the last minutes of the game... and were close to achieving it if it hadn't been for the 'help' of the VAR

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This Sunday has lived a contested Classical in the Spotify Camp Nou that, fortunately, finish with victory of a FC Barcelona that knew to play his letters and held until the final minute, literally, to impose in front of the Real Madrid. The goal of Franck Kessié, in the 90+2', marked the difference in a party in which they lived an infinity of mini histories.

As it is normal in the Classical, the controversy did not be. Andn this opportunity, salpicó to a Real Madrid that saw how cancelled him a goal in the final minutes of the party that went to suppose the 1-2. Sucedió When Marco Asensio found a loose ball inside the area after a centre of Dani Carvajal. The Majorcan beat to Ter Stegen, that could not do at all, but after several minutes the VAR determined that the goal did not go to go up to the marker by offside.

The goal of Asensio, cancelled by centimetres

Ricardo of Boroughs Bengoetxea, that in principle had validated the goal of the extreme of the Real Madrid, received a called of attention from the room VOR by the position in which it received the balloon Marco Asensio. After some repetitions and to take out the lines to determine if Jules Koundé enabled him or no, finish checking that the shoulder of the player of the White House was slightly advanced, by centimetres.

It was a very questioned decision by the Real Madrid, that complained of tireless way in front of the Bengoetxea because they did not agree. For the Barça, supposed to have a life 'extra' because it was not a secret that in these minutes the ones of Carlo Ancelotti were attacking more and subjecting to the culés to live in own area. Had a seguidilla of occasions that, easily, could sentence the party.

The Madrid, dissatisfaction with the direction

The goal cancelled to Marco Asensio changed the course of the party and from the White House are conscious of this. Carlo Ancelotti, in press conference, exploded thus and signalled that it was, as little, a played quite doubtful: "it Was clear the offside in the World-wide, but today remain me with this doubt. It was offside? I do not know it. The offside with the semi-automatic seemed quite clear. The party is stray", said, adding afterwards that "we have not won it because there is an offside that we still have doubt. We go us to Madrid with the doubt".

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