Real Madrid had excellent reason to authorize of the VAR on Saturday.
A handball that had gone undetected on the field was detected by the VAR near completion of Madrid’s match at Real Betis, sending Sergio Ramos to the place to convert an 82nd-minute penalty and take a 3-2 success in Seville.
The review revealed that Betis defender Marc Bartra struck the ball with his arm during a brush with Madrid alternative Borja Mayoral in the area. It seemed that Mayoral’s effort to kick the ball pressed Bartra’s arm into the ball.
Manuel Pellegrini, Betis’ brand-new instructor as well as previous Madrid manager, stated he had not a problem with the refereeing.
Madrid played with an additional male from the 67th when Betis protector Emerson was red-carded for fouling Luka Jovic with just the goalkeeper to beat. The umpire’s choice was also assisted by video.
Karim Benzema, the heart of Madrid’s title run last season, set up Federico Valverde for the 14th-minute opener, and forced Emerson right into scoring an own goal while trying to defend a hazardous cross to the French striker to make it 2-2. Benzema also had a strike that struck the crossbar as well as nearly crossed the goal-line.
” The essential thing is our attitude. We appeared of halftime motivated to take control of the game,” Ramos claimed.
“We should find out from this. We can not always fight back.”
Aissa Mandi and also William Carvalho racked up for a Betis that won its very first two matches under Pellegrini. Midfielder Sergio Canales offered crucial come on both Betis goals.
” We take away the feeling that we are doing things correctly,” Pellegrini claimed. “We produced more opportunities than they performed in the very first half. (But) Real Madrid can rack up anytime.”