President of Barcelona asks to repeat the classic with Real Madrid due to the “ghost goal”

President of Barcelona asks to repeat the classic with Real Madrid due to the “ghost goal”

Joan Laportapresident of FC Barcelonasaid on Monday that the club will ask for the “Classic” to be repeated if they can prove that the referees made a mistake when not validating a “phantom goal” of Lamine Yamal.

The current champion of the Spanish championship lost 3-2 on Sunday against the real Madrid in it Santiago Bernabeuin a match with several controversial actions that left the meringues with an 11-point advantage at the top of the League.

One of them was an auction of Yamal after a corner kick, which could have crossed the goal line before the Ukrainian goalkeeper Andriy Lunin could clear the ball.

Without goal line technology in Spainthe referees used the VAR to try to confirm whether the ball had crossed the line or not but they did not succeed and the goal did not go up on the scoreboard, at a time when The match was 1-1. Just like what happened in the Superclásico in Córdoba.

Laporta requested that the Spanish Federation (RFEF) and the referee technical committee will send Barça all the footage of the incident and the audio of the conversation between the referees.

“If, once this documentation has been analyzed, the club understands that an error occurred in the assessment of the play, as we think, we will undertake all appropriate actions to reverse the situation without obviously ruling out any necessary legal actions.”warns the leader.

“If it is confirmed that it was a legal goal, as we think, we will go further and ask for a replay of the match, just as has happened in some European match due to a VAR error”he continued.

Coach Xavi Hernandez He said Sunday after the game that it was a “shame” that Spanish football did not have goal line technology.

Laporta also criticized a “bad management” of the VAR and added that its use “continues to cause confusion and contradictory criteria depending on the parties and teams.”

He Barcelona He also protested two penalties not called during the Classic, calling for fouls in the area on Yamal and Fermin Lopez.

Source: Ambito

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