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This time the VAR saved to the Barça: Goal cancelled by millimetres to Raúl García

Published:17/01/2021 - 22:23h

Updated:18/01/2021 - 01:35h

The defence of the FC Barcelona wasn't the sufficiently attentive in a lateral kickoff, and the centre of the Athletic finish in goal with the head of Raúl García. Fortunately, the attacker was offside

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Many times it has seen prejudiced the FC Barcelona by the referee's decisions and also, in occasions, by unfair and debatable contributions of the VAR. In this occasion, however, Ronald Koeman removed an enormous weight of on after the tool of videoarbitraje warned to the main referee, Gil Manzano, that the goal of Raúl García had been offside. And besides by millimetres...

The Barça saved of a goal against that it would have put him even more against the ropes, although the played was the anteroom of what would happen during the back minutes. In this occasion an error in the labeling allowed to Raúl García finish at the end of the meshes, of illegal form when being in position advanced. Before they fulfilled the ninety minutes, nevertheless, Asier Villalibre did it of legal way for empatar the party to two.

It showed , once again, that the FC Barcelona is too feeble to the hour to defend the played to unemployed balloon, and this tactical lack noticed even more in front of one of the greater specialists of the Spanish championship in this type of played, the Athletic Club of Bilbao. If to the tesón of the 'lions' adds him the tactical intelligence of Marcelino, the combination is explosive.

For the moment the FC Barcelona already has lost the first title of the season 2020-21, a trophy that could have him offered a dose of crucial confidence to struggle to the end by LaLiga Santander and, also, play with a greater motivation so much in Glass of the King as in Champions League. In the European competition, around the middle of February, the culés will have to contest an eliminatory spectacular in front of the PSG.

A defeat that can bring consequences

For then, and a lot before, the ones of Koeman will need to be recovered anímicamente of the hard varapalo suffered this Sunday in The Cartuja of Seville, with a Supercopa of Spain that has gone to the limbo and prevents to begin the year 2021 like the barcelonismo had wished.

A new altibajo in a Barça that has accustomed to glide by a Russian mountain of results and feelings in what it goes of course, and that results so impredecible that anybody could ensure what will happen in the next parties. They will raise fast the ones of Koeman to base of victories? Or they will suffer new defeats that sink them even more in the slime? We will know it in question of days.

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