Oyarzabal, Upamecano and Koundé in the dispute of a balloon during the Spain-France


POLEMIC: Spain claimed a penalty by Jules Koundé in the area

Published:10/10/2021 - 21:49h

Updated:10/10/2021 - 21:49h

In the final of the UEFA Nations League, the players of the selection of Spain demanded a hand in the area of Jules Koundé, but the referee said that there was not at all

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The final of the UEFA Nations League between Spain and France, in the stadium of Saint Siro, started with controversy. To the half hour of party, the players of 'The Red' demanded a possible penalti by a hand of Jules Koundé in own area, but from the referee warned that there was not absolutely at all, although from the VAR reviewed the controversy played of the central of the Seville.

The action produced after a centre of Pablo Sarabia, that was being one of the most incisive players of the night. The finish balloon golepó in the hands deployed of Koundé, but Anthony Taylor left to continue the played while from the Room VOR confirmed that it did not exist reason to signal a penal in favour of the Spaniards. The referee did not feel that it was necessary chequear the action in the monitors.

The VAR determines that there was not intention of Koundé in 'inteponerse' in the pass of Sarabia, reason by which 'resolved' the controversy immediately in spite of the complaints of the Spanish footballers. In another taking, observes that the balloon hits directly in the elbow of the central French.

Spain looked for the goal against France

Further of the controversy played of Jules Koundé, Spain did sufficient merits to put by in front in the marker during the first part. 'The Red' achieved to neutralise to the forwards 'bleus': Karim Benzema, Kylian Mbappé and Antoine Griezmann, but did not achieve to generate sufficient danger to concern to Hugo Lloris qu, to the equal that Unai Simón, lived 45 very calm minutes.

The blaugrana Gavi has been again leading with the selection, in spite of his short age. The player of the FC Barcelona has showed a lot of personality and has been to the height of the importance that has the crash, with a lot of pressure to the rivals and offering to generate danger.

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