Joan Laporta asks for images of the controversial play against Real Madrid and threatens “judicial action” – La Opinion

Joan Laporta asks for images of the controversial play against Real Madrid and threatens “judicial action” – La Opinion

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The president of FC Barcelona, Joan Laportaappeared this Monday, less than 24 hours later of the Classic that his team lost 3-2 against Real Madrid, in a video broadcast on social networks and the team’s website, in which he asks the football authorities to send him the images and audios surrounding Lamine Yamal’s controversial play, so that he can determine if the goal was legal.

“As a club we want to be sure about what happened and that is why from FC Barcelona we will immediately require to the Technical Committee of Referees (CTA) and the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) to facilitate us the totality of images and audios that the play generated“Laporta explained in an institutional appearance broadcast by the Barça entity’s media.

The president of the culé club also made it clear that if the club understands that Yamal’s shot completely crossed the goal line and the referee’s decision was wrong, they will go to the last resort and did not rule out even asking for a replay of the game.

Laporta insisted that“if once this documentation has been analyzed, the club understands that an error occurred in the assessment of the play,” they will implement “all appropriate actions to reverse the situation without ruling out, obviously, the judicial actions that are necessary.”

And that “if it is confirmed that it was a legal goal”, Barça does not rule out “requesting a replay of the match, “just as it happened in a European match due to a VAR error.”

Beyond the play of Lamine Yamal’s ghost goal, Joan Laporta He also said he “disagreed with various actions during the game.” that, although they could be consulted in the VAR, this tool was ignored by the referee in an incomprehensible way.”

“As president of FC Barcelona, ​​I want to convey the dissatisfaction that a day after one of the most important matches on the world calendar, the misuse of a tool like the VAR is setting our agenda,” lamented Laporta, who wanted to justify before the culés members and fans the position adopted by the entity after the arbitration that the team suffered at the Bernabéu.

“We are experiencing a situation of defenselessness due to having suffered numerous actions on the field of play that some have harmed us and others have benefited our rival, and that together show the distance in points that exists at the top of LaLiga,” he summarized.

*With information from EFE.

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