Barcelona suffered defeat versus bitter rivals Real Madrid in El Clasico on the weekend break.
Both sides entered into the match much from their best.
And it was the away side that took the lead after simply five mins via Fede Valverde.
Barca weren’t behind for long, however, as Ansu Fati netted the equaliser three minutes later on.
However Sergio Ramos restored Los Blancos’ lead from the penalty place in the second half, prior to Luka Modric struck to secure victory for Zinedine Zidane’s side.
Barca would certainly have felt hard done by in the game.
Real Madrid were provided a penalty in the 2nd half that can have gone in any case. Ramos appeared to decrease conveniently under contact by Clement Lenglet.
And currently Barca have actually submitted a grievance to the Spanish FA after information arised concerning the referee, Martinez Munuera’s.
It is declared by Sport that Munuera, a referee of 11 years, has close connections to Real Madrid.
They have uncovered that Munuera’s father, Juan Ramon, is a creator of a Real Madrid follower club – Los Amigos de Benidorm.
Ramon is likewise a previous referee in the Spanish 3rd division and also officiated matches wearing a Real Madrid shirt below his referee’s uniform.
Barcelona are stated to be angry and want action to be taken.
This is obviously a large discovery if real. It’s unknown whether Munuera himself is a Real Madrid fan.
Yet offered his family are die-hard fans of the club, he should not be officiating any kind of Madrid games. To be honest, he possibly shouldn’t be refereeing any kind of Barcelona games either.
Barca trainer Ronald Koeman had words with Munuera after the game as well as grumbled to the media concerning the officiating team in his post-match interview.
” Every decision violates us,” he informed Barca TELEVISION, per the Daily Mail. “In 5 matches there have actually been none in our favour. I do not assume it’s a penalty. VAR in Spain only acts against Barcelona.”
It will certainly be interesting to see exactly how this story establishes in the coming days as well as whether the Spanish FA determine to act.