Sergi Roberto clearing a ball


Sergi Roberto charges against the referee after the 'robbery'

Published:4/10/2022 - 23:46h

Updated:4/10/2022 - 23:55h

Sergi Roberto attended the press microphones at the end of the match between Inter and Barça. The veteran Blaugrana player analyzed the culé defeat, showing his confusion and anger at the referee's decisions

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The FC Barcelona received a new 'varapalo' in the UEFA Champions League in front of the Inter of Milan. After losing 3 points in front of the Bayern of Munich in his visit to the Allianz Sand, the square directed by Xavi Hernández arrived to the Giusseppe Meazza with the need to mark with the end of not complicating his pass to the eighth of final of the European competition. In a very grey party for the blaugranas, Hakan Çalhanoğlu gave the estocada definite in the final minutes of the first-half when annotating the only goal of the meeting. A so much that, besides, puts between the 'sword' and to the 'wall' to the culés.

However, the result could have been very different of not being by the referee's decisions. A goal cancelled to Pedri to the 65 minutes was cancelled by previous hand of Ansu Fati, avoiding like this the tie of the Catalans. Nevertheless, the greater controversy of the crash arrived in the minute 90+1, when Dumfries cleared with the hand a centre sent to the area by Sergi Roberto. The penalti was desestimado by the VAR and the Barça did not have the opportunity to rescue at least 1 point in the field of the Inter, what has generated an enormous enojo in the world barcelonista.

When finalising the meeting, has been Sergi Roberto the one who has declared in front of the media, showing his embarrassment by the decision taken by the collegiate Slavko Vincic. "They have said me that has been hands of them. They have removed us a goal in a played identical. Us pitan a hand and afterwards the same played do not signal it. Therefore I am angered and by not achieving the victory", signalled. Besides, it added that neither the judges understand the norm of the hands when affirming that "every year they go changing. Neither the players neither they same know what pitan, do not understand it".

In an analysis of the party, Sergi recognised the defensive work of the 'neroazzurri' when ensuring that "it was not easy. It was not easy with the defence of 5. We have tried variants to counter his game but has not finish to work. We have had occasions to mark". Of the same way, sustained that the defeat is a stray opportunity. "They were strong inside and in a kickoff of band in the last minute of the first part mark us. It is an opportunity that lose. In a week have a party in the Camp Nou", manifested.

Optimism of face to the turn

In spite of the 'trip' suffered in front of the directed by Simone Inzhagi, the veteran culé showed his optimism of face to the party of turn in the City Condal, regretting the defeat but with confidence for revertir the situation of the team in the League of Champions. "Winning here and in the Camp Nou had the classification. It is an opportunity that lose here but have in a week another party home. We knew that winning here and afterwards home had the classification done. It has not been like this but I think that in the Camp Nou go it to carry out", concluded.

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