The game between real Madrid j Real company left behind an unusual action that will certainly be a topic of conversation in the next few days. In the minute 832-1 in favor of Real Madrid, Soto Grado’s main assistant, Pau Norbert Cebrián Devis income several meters on the field to bring a ball closer Kepa in what appeared to be an attempt to stop the Madrid goalkeeper from wasting time at a stage of the game where the San Sebastian side were hoping for an equaliser.
The situation is unusual Because for many years referees have been very careful about touching the ball during the game. Something that was common decades ago, often with the same purpose of avoiding wasted time, but in ‘modern’ football this is not the case. And certainly not from an assistant referee.
Although the regulations do not require that the assistants, formerly known as linemen or linesmen, not have access to the playing fields, the truth is this The action at the Bernabéu attracted attention because of its unusualness. For this reason, there were protests, especially among Real Madrid fans reasonable recently on arbitration decisions and even on details that in other circumstances might be considered anecdotal.
In the “fridge” for his “colleague” with the Barça players in the Clásico
This is not the first time Norbert Cebrián is surrounded by controversy. The assistant was according to the information published in 2016 by “Cadena Ser”. sanctioned without appearing in the next two games he was assigned after a Classic. The reason for this sanction was his excessively close attitude towards the Barcelona players.
As “Cadena Ser” reports, the technical committee of referees commented in its report the assistant’s “colleague” with several Barça players in the changing room tunnel at Camp Nou on the day of the Clásico.
It should be remembered that he was the main referee in this match between Barcelona and Real Madrid Clos Gómez, current VAR boss and one of the referees most criticized by Real Madrid fans and that it is assumed within the white club that it has harmed them the most.