Ivan Rakitic, beside Luka Modric

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Strong response from Rakitic on the possible penalty to Varane

Published:18/12/2019 - 23:24h

Updated:18/12/2019 - 23:24h

Ivan Rakitic was one of the protagonists of the Classic for an alleged penalty on Raphael Varane that in Real Madrid asked. The Croatian answered about it

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In the first time of the Classical of this Wednesday, in which FC Barcelona and Real Madrid empataron without goals, the whites complained of two penaltis on Raphael Varane that were not pitados and not even reviewed by the VAR. One of them was an agarrón of Ivan Rakitic inside the area that was not seen by Hernández Hernández.

The Croatian midfield player gave the face after the pitido final and asked him on the controversial action but, with his answer, threw balloons was and did not finish to clear the sucedido. "Respect a lot to Varane and think that does not do fault that speak of this, because we also can speak", said the Barcelona, adding that "it has been a party worked and the two wanted to win. We have litigated thus and little more".

"It was missing us the last pass or the touch of quality to mark"

Rakitic Has recognised that the Real Madrid has generated a lot of danger in the first time, but has remembered that the culés also have had good occasions. "It is the type of parties that already know, very worked. In the first part the Real Madrid has had occasions. It has been difficult, but afterwards have had several opportunities we. It has been a party to finish with some goal and has not been able to be", commented.

For the Croatian midfield player, there is some satisfaction by the work made, although it recognised that to the Barça was missing him a point of tarpaulin to be able to turn into goal any of the played of danger of which have had . "We are happy with the work of the team. All arrived in a moment quite positive and this notices . It has been missing the last pass or the last touch of quality", admitted.

Nevertheless, it threw of self-criticism to leave clear that tol team has resulted him very complicated shake of on the intense pressure of the Real Madrid, tremendously harmful in the first time. "We needed more tranquility, but when it plays one against one is difficult to look for solutions", sentenced Rakitic.

Rakitic, title by accident?

In normal conditions, is clear that Sergio Busquets had been headline against the Real Madrid this Wednesday. Nevertheless, a feverish process of last hour left was to the mediocentro of Badia and did that Ernesto Valverde decanted by Frenkie of Jong, Sergi Roberto and the own Rakitic. In normal conditions, maybe had been the Croat the one who had begun in the bench to leave step to Busquets.

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