In a highly contested match, the Galician referee Muniz Ruizwho wanted to be close to the game, who annoyed the players on many occasions, allowed protests and often interrupted the game by punishing slight friction and contact between players with fouls, gave the encounter feels out of control.
The seven warnings shown are clear, but some are preceded by errors of judgment by the refereeing team. As in minute 45, when Riquelme the ball is clearly carried with the hand that makes it Peter Y Xavi Hernandez protest the action, both were scolded for this reason. In the 73rd minute, they were cautious arnau for protesting a corner kick that the assistant does not allow, it is very clear, and I also understand that in the 42nd minute the warning to Ansu It was too much, because it didn’t touch the goalkeeper in the face Gazzaniga, despite the movements of the latter, an issue that caused the cardboard. The VAR of montero He did not intervene due to the lack of conflicting plays.
In Montilivi, the youngest referee in the First Division, who was very gesticulating in his instructions, was not helped by his assistants, who provided little security in decision-making, that is why he did not develop confidence in the footballers, who of arbitration that absolutely no one liked.
Source: La Verdad
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