A golden opportunity. While Atlético de Madrid and FC Barcelona neutralized each other on Saturday (0-0, 35th day), Real Madrid had the opportunity to come back to the Colchoneros at the top of the Liga standings by winning against Sevilla FC. Finally, the Casa Blanca could not do better than a sharing of points (2-2). Disappointment.
Especially since the Madrilenians consider that some refereeing decisions were clearly unfavorable to them, such as this story of penalties (Karim Benzema obtained a penalty for a fault from Bono, but the VAR canceled it and the referee designated the penalty spot for the Andalusians for a hand fault by Éder Militão at the very start of the action).
Zidane denounces, Pérez does not believe it
Usually on restraint when discussing arbitration, Zinedine Zidane did not hesitate to speak this time. “Yes, I am very pissed off. You have to explain the penalty rule to me. That’s all. I spoke with the referee, he gave me an explanation and that’s it. He told me that there was Militão’s hand and not for the other. It’s very complicated, because we played a great game and we deserved much better. I don’t like to talk about referees, but today the feeling is not good ”, he dropped at the end of the meeting.
ZZ even went to ask the man in black for an explanation at the final whistle. But he was not convinced. “No. In the end, if there is a hand in a surface, you whistle or you don’t whistle, the same way for both teams, that’s it. For us it has not even been watching. We have talked a lot about all this and that will not change … Today (Sunday), we can feel aggrieved ”, he insisted. A feeling shared by his locker room, which speaks of shame internally, and by the management, embodied by Emilio Butragueño. This worries us, he said, while Florentino Pérez was described as incredulous at the time of the facts by Ace. Real may have lost very big …