Gerard Piqué’s insults to the referee that earned him the expulsion in his last game as a professional footballer in Barcelona

Barcelona won a key game to stay on top of The Spanish Leaguebut the win by the minimum with 10 players against Osasuna in Pamplona left sequels. The expulsion of Robert Lewandowski warmed up the spirits in Blaugrana Y Gerard Piqué He also saw a red card in his last match as a professional footballer after insulting the match referee.

The events that gave rise to the player’s deep anger, which began on the substitutes’ bench, date back to the beginning of the duel with the goal of David Garcia 5 minutes after the execution of a corner. The entire visit claimed a lack of unai garcia against Mark Alonso that was not penalized for Jesus Gil Manzano nor alerted by him VARin charge of Javier Iglesias-Villanueva.

The second fact that motivated the anger of Pique reached the half hour mark with the expulsion of Lewandowski for a double yellow card that left the cules with one less player. At the exit of him, the Polish striker gestured against the public and made gestures that suggested a supposed arrangement in the previous crossing.

The partial defeat reigned in the result until the end of the first part. With the final whistle, came the outburst of the central defender who was retiring in this match. Pique waited for the end of the initial stage to approach Gil Manzano and talked for a few moments, but the main judge of the game tried to get away from the defender to go to the locker room.

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This action motivated a greater insistence of the player, who raised his tone to shout harsher criticism until the referee expelled him for an insult that was recorded in his final report after the game: “Did you see the corner you gave us? You are the referee who has screwed us the most by far. He is a fucking disgrace. I shit on your fucking mother.”

the team coach, Xavi Hernandezwas left wanting the income of Pique. The technician declared that it was one of the first modifications that he would have used in the El Sadar Stadium to reverse history. The manager of him withdrew without the possibility of entering his last game as a professional player.

In addition, Xavi planted suspicions against arbitration: “We have felt injustice again. We feel harmed because they told us that our goal was a clear foul, and they didn’t even tell me a corner. Lewandowski’s rigorous expulsion marks the match. They are very unfair decisions for us but the referee, who is not going to speak today either, decides and we cannot say anything. Of course I have protested. Piqué has been expelled. We played a lot and I think it should be explained today”.

The final comeback with goals from pedri Y raphinha was overshadowed by anger at a referee who sent off 10 players from the Blaugrana in 33 matches refereed to this team. Nevertheless, Barcelona carried out a meeting that will leave him at the top of the tournament until the restart of the competition after the Qatar World Cup 2022. He is the leader with 37 points, five units ahead of real Madridwhich faces this Thursday Cadiz.

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