ᑕ❶ᑐ Did Fortaleza send you off in a match against Corinthians? See the conversation between VAR and referee in the controversy in South America

This Wednesday (4), the Conmebol (South American (Site notre blog d’information) Confederation) broadcast the audio of the most controversial gesture of the Victory of Fortaleza over the Corinthianslast Tuesday (3), which qualified Leão for the final South American CONMEBOL.

At 27 in the first half, the midfielder Tomas PochettinoThe Tricolor is a bat with a connection for the ball and the field environment Gabriel Moscardode Timão, and ended up hitting his opponent’s shin with the sole of his boot.

The referee Andres Rojas issued a yellow card, leaving the Corinthians angry and requesting a red card directly for the Fortaleza child.

As confusion set in on the field, the VAR commander, Nicholas GalloI can check the structure of the cabin.

After watching the moment from different angles and speeds, the refereeing video concluded that Pochettino only deserved a yellow card, then recovering his (Site notre bureau spécialisé) before it hit Moscardo with great intensity.

In this way, Gallo did not recommend that Rojas undergo examination for a possible red card, which « saved » the Argentine from Fortaleza of possible expulsion.

See how the conversation went:

  • WAS: Let me see this possible entry. (Put) Lent.

  • Arbitrator: He fights for the ball then touches the top (of Moscardo’s leg).

  • WAS:He [Pochettino] recover the (Site notre bureau spécialisé). Returns the image. The retracts his (Site notre bureau spécialisé), with the (camera) reversed I see that. Fight for the ball then touch it [Moscardo], but by retracting the leg, for me. For me, he doesn’t have the necessary intensity (for a direct red card). Ready. The touch is heard a little later after the fight for the ball. Let’s see at normal speed, please.

  • Arbitrator: You can see the contact point, but that’s it [Pochettino] first touches the ball and recovers the (Site notre bureau spécialisé).

  • WAS: Toucher and collector ((Site notre bureau spécialisé)). Just for a moment, touching him (Moscardo’s Leg), retracts his (Site notre bureau spécialisé).

  • AVAR: The repeater has a reverse camera.

  • WAS: I saw that one too.

  • AVAR: Alright.

  • WAS: For me, it [Pochettino] does not have the necessary strength (for direct red). I confirm yellow card number 7. [Chamando o árbitro]. Andrés, it’s Nico [Nicolás Gallo] I call you.

  • Arbitrator: Sim, Gallo?

  • WAS: I confirm the yellow card for number 7. That’s correct. La recovers her leg after fighting for the ball. RIGHT ?

  • Arbitrator: Thank you, Gallo.

Fortaleza’s next matches:

  • America-MG (C) – 08/10, 6:30 p.m. (Brasilia time) – Brazil

  • Vasco (F) – 10/18, 7 p.m. (Brasilia time) – Brazil

  • Bahia (F) – 10/21, 6:30 p.m. (Brasilia time) – Brazil

Upcoming Corinthians matches:

  • Flamengo (C) – 07/10, 9 p.m. (Brasilia time) – Brazil

  • Fluminense (F) – 10/18, 9:30 p.m. (Brasilia time) – Brazil

  • America-MG (C) – 10/21, 6:30 p.m. (Brasilia time) – Brazil