The unusual penalty whistled by Viktor Kassai to Raheed Sterling and the elbow in the face of Sergio Ramos who not saw Deniz Aytekin hoard, the foci of the controversy

“Raheem could have told the referee,” says Guardiola on the action of his front, after the party submitted their apologies to the judge Hungarian

The past 14 of October, the UEFA president, Aleksander Ceferin, organized a meeting in Trento along with Gianluigi Collina, director of the arbitration commission of FIFA and former leader arbitration for the Champions league. The leader of the Hungarian and the Italian tried to bring their positions closer to the implementation of the VAR (Video Assistant Referee) in the maximum european competition, stage this day, a handful of controversial actions, in Manchester, Pilsen and Munich.

In the Etihad Stadium, where Manchester City received Shakhtar Donetsk, Viktor Kassai pointed to an inconceivable penalty in minute 24. Raheed Sterling gave a stomp to the lawn before the astonished eyes of Mykola Matviyenko, who even came to the international English. In fact, Matviyenko did not protest to the referee Hungarian, who just looked at him with a gesture of disbelief. The action led to the 2-0 for the team of Pep Guardiola, because Gabriel Jesus broke from the 11 metres to Andriy Pyatov.

“we don’t like to score as well”

“We realized that it was not a penalty. Raheem could have told the referee. We do not like to score as well,” said the Spanish coach after the 6-1, that the City consolidates its position in the lead of Group F. “I was Going to chop the ball and I don’t know what happened. I did not feel any contact. My apologies to the referee,” revealed the own Sterling.

More protests lived in the Struncovy Sady Stadion, where Sergio Ramos starred in two controversial actions at the start of the match between Viktoria Plzen and Real Madrid. Captain white, during a dispute in the center of the field, hit him with the elbow in the face of Milan Havel. The side Czech suffered a bulkier bleeding in the nose, which forced him shortly after to leave the lawn, but Deniz Aytekin even pointed out lack. A few minutes earlier, Ramos also starred in an action on the area before Tomas Chory that could also be considered a penalty.

Lewandowski, no, and yes

The third stage of the Wednesday was the Allianz Arena, where Bayern played a crucial match against AEK Athens. In the boot, Robert Lewandowski has suffered a clear agarrón in the Greek area that went unnoticed by Matej Jug. A few minutes later, however, the arbitrator himself noted, the maximum punishment after a mild contact with Petros Mantalos. The Polish turned with his usual aplomb. His eighth penalty without failure in the Champions league. Already in the final stretch, the former striker of Dortmund said the triumph for the team of Nico Kovac (2-0).

This collection of errors fueled the debate three weeks ago drove Ceferin and Collina in the small Italian town. That meeting, under the heading of “How technology helps referees”, refrendaba the germ of a new agreement. The Champions league will use the videoarbitraje from the next academic year.

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