Messi claims ref needed to cease him taking part in in El Classico vs Actual Madrid


Lionel Messi

Messi’s referee declare

The build-up to the El Clasico this weekend has begun, and it will be probably the most necessary League clashes of current reminiscence, as Barcelona and Actual Madrid face off towards one another with the La Liga title race extraordinarily tight.

Nevertheless, Lionel Messi has claimed that the official throughout their 1-0 victory over Actual Valladolid tried to e book the participant and provides him a suspension. Jaime Latre was the referee on the night time and Messi was heard accusing the ref of the motion as he left the sector.

“He (Latre) desires to offer me a card……unimaginable,” Messi was seen saying as he left the sector.

Dembele significance

It was not Messi however Ousmane Dembele who scored the winner within the ninetieth minute to seal all 3 factors for the Blaugrana.

After the match, Ronald Koeman was requested in regards to the significance of the previous Dortmund winger who has struggled for consistency as a consequence of kind and health points.

“He’s an necessary participant,” Koeman stated.

“He has proven that along with his efficiency and purpose and he gave us the three factors. He’s had an excellent season, he has improved rather a lot. Regularity has been the important thing for him.”

Messi claims ref wanted to stop him playing in El Clasico vs Real Madrid

BARCELONA, SPAIN – FEBRUARY 16: Head Coach Ronald Koeman of FC Barcelona seems on throughout the UEFA Champions League Spherical of 16 match between FC Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain at Camp Nou on February 16, 2021 in Barcelona, Spain. Sporting stadiums round Spain stay below strict restrictions as a result of Coronavirus Pandemic as Authorities social distancing legal guidelines prohibit followers inside venues leading to video games being performed behind closed doorways. (Photograph by Alex Caparros – UEFA/UEFA by way of Getty Photographs)

The win moved Barca inside only a single level of Atletico Madrid however the former Everton boss was not happy with how his crew did not press the opposition sufficient.

“We lacked rather a lot within the first half,” stated Koeman. “We didn’t press them very properly. I noticed a gradual, drained Barcelona from the beginning.

“We didn’t management the sport. So we modified the system and improved within the second half.”

“It was a troublesome recreation and we have been a way off our stage. Actual Valladolid did job defensively, however you need to know easy methods to endure and I feel we deserved to win.”

A loss to Actual Madrid would ship Barca again down the desk to third and with the sport away from residence the strain will probably be on the Catalans to take the battle to the capital.

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This text was edited by
Tom Todhunter.


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