Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman was branded a “crybaby” by Sevilla director of soccer Monchi throughout Saturday’s La Liga conflict between the 2 sides on the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium.
Tempers flared throughout the finish of the primary half when Monchi, who was watching the sport from the stands, claimed Barcelona captain Lionel Messi ought to had been awarded a second yellow card for a foul on Jules Koundé.
Referee Hernández Hernánde didn’t punish the Argentine, main an offended Monchi to shout, “the crybaby’s statements have taken impact.” Koeman heard the feedback and reacted with a sarcastic thumbs-up, in accordance with Roger Torello at Mundo Deportivo.
📺Las cámaras de #ElPartidazo de @MovistarFutbol han recogido el incidente del sábado entre Monchi y Koeman. El primero reclamó de forma airada la 2ª amarilla Messi. “Han tenido efecto las declaraciones del llorón”, gritó. El holandés lo oyó, le miró y le hizo el gesto de OK pic.twitter.com/z74Kjtbjbq
— Pepe Elías (@Pepelias17_) February 28, 2021
Barca went on to win the sport 2-Zero because of objectives from Ousmane Dembele and Messi, however the two groups are as a consequence of meet once more for the second leg of their Copa del Rey semi-final on Wednesday on the Camp Nou.
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Barcelona’s Sevilla Complaints
It’s not totally clear what Monchi is referring to, but it surely’s value noting Barcelona have been left pissed off by the officiating after they misplaced 2-Zero to Sevilla within the first leg of their Copa del Rey conflict.
The Catalan giants felt they need to have been awarded a penalty after Jordi Alba tangled with Suso and went down within the penalty space. The membership even posted a video on social media to indicate why they disagreed with referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz’s choice to award a free-kick on the sting of the field as an alternative.
🤔 That is how we noticed it. pic.twitter.com/HxfMgKiTvH
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) February 11, 2021
Koeman spoke concerning the choice to not award the penalty after the match and made it clear he felt his aspect had been onerous executed by, as reported by Sport.
It wasn’t my choice to publish the video on Twitter. However for me it’s a penalty. The referee mentioned it was a foul however exterior the field. And everybody noticed that it was inside. I don’t perceive why VAR doesn’t step in. It’s not that difficult for me, however that’s it now. Errors could be made, no downside, we’ve got to look ahead.
Targets from Kounde and former Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic handed Sevilla the win which has put them answerable for the tie forward of the return on the Camp Nou.
Barcelona and Sevilla Meet Once more
Wednesday’s match between the 2 sides will probably be their third assembly in lower than a month and there’s loads at stake. The Copa del Rey nonetheless seems each groups’ greatest probability of successful a trophy season.
Barca’s are second within the desk however 5 factors behind Atletico, who’ve a sport in hand, whereas Sevilla at the moment are a distant 10 factors off the highest.
Each groups stay within the Champions League however have been crushed within the first leg of their last-16 ties. Barca went down 4-1 to Paris Saint-Germain and play the return within the French capital. Sevilla suffered a 3-2 residence defeat to Bundesliga aspect Borussia Dortmund.
Barca will head into the match with renewed confidence and perception after Saturday’s win however needing to attain a minimum of three to undergo which ought to make for an intriguing encounter.
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