Uruguay is mad with rage. Whereas main 2-0 in opposition to Ghana, the Celeste thought she had achieved the toughest half to qualify for the spherical of 16. However within the different match, South Korea achieved the feat of qualifying by profitable in opposition to Portugal in added time (2-1). From their smartphone and regardless of their victory, the Uruguayans discovered of their elimination, and if some like Darwin Nunez have been moved to tears on the sidelines, some didn’t hesitate to level the finger on the arbitration.
“Portugal’s penalty was not legitimate”
Simply after the ultimate whistle, Edinson Cavani is the primary to complain to Daniel Siebert, the referee of the assembly. The previous Parisian striker demanded a penalty and blamed Seidu for having pushed him. Warned of a yellow card, the striker was joined by his teammates, who adopted the referee to the locker room, not hesitating to come back to blows, like Fernando Muslera or Martin Gimenez. A surreal scene.
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Giorgian de Arrascaeta, writer of a double in opposition to Ghana, additionally complained about this arbitration choice, on the microphone of bein Sports activities. “It’s unfair, completely unfair. We did every part to qualify, we’re unhappy as a result of we gave every part and we received. This end result didn’t rely on us. This motion ought to be analyzed as a result of I don’t perceive the referee’s choice. She is uncertain. We’ll analyze this after the match, as a result of what’s previous is previous. You must flip the web page”.
Luis Suarez pink with anger
However the response of Diego Alonso on Uruguayan tv, the coach of Celeste, was way more salty. “The self-criticism is that we couldn’t have scored extra factors within the different matches. We have been eradicated by the penalty from Portugal, not by the purpose of the draw in opposition to South Korea. However, I have to say that FIFA additionally mentioned that Portugal’s penalty was not legitimate on their second aim, within the earlier match. There may be proof of what occurred. We did the job we needed to do and we go away with a bitter style in our mouths.. This won’t forestall Uruguay from returning dwelling from the group levels, to the delight of South Korea.
Crimson with anger, the Uruguayans didn’t settle down anytime quickly. In tears on the finish of the match when he found the Portugal-South Korea rating, Luis Suarez fully broke down at a press convention. “FIFA is at all times in opposition to Uruguay. FIFA folks and referees have to provide explanations. I see a penalty for Edi (Cavani) as a result of the defender cuts him up and places his physique ahead. No excuses, however surreal issues are taking place throughout this World Cup. Uruguay should have extra energy as a result of FIFA is at all times in opposition to us.. Very upbeat for what certainly appears to be his final World Cup, the previous Barça scorer completed in “asking for forgiveness” to his supporters for “this failure”in feedback reported by The Observer. Uruguay won’t have fond reminiscences of their journey to Qatar…