FIFA referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz discovered himself within the line of firing of Argentina captain Lionel Messi after their quarterfinal win over the Netherlands on the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Lahoz saw-off fairly a controversial sport, as he was slammed by gamers of each the groups after the sport. A detailed encounter was fought between Argentina and the Netherlands, which went as much as the penalty shootout to determine the winner.
Nonetheless, Lionel Messi believed it was Lahoz’s determination of including 10 minutes on the finish of normal 90 which denied Argentina a win within the regular time. The 2-time world champions had raced to a 2-0 lead with 73 minutes up on the clock, because the Netherlands pulled one again by way of Wout Weghorst within the 83rd minute. With the sport nonetheless beneath management for Argentina, in got here the ten added minutes, and the Netherlands’ equalizer as nicely within the final minute of it. With the additional half-hour failing to separate the 2 sides as nicely, the penalty shootout was then referred to as in the place Argentina lastly prevailed.
Lahoz despatched house after Lionel Messi’s scathing assault over his officiating
Mateu Lahoz and Lionel Messi had been no strangers to one another when the Spanish referee stepped as much as officiate Argentina’s quarterfinals conflict towards the Netherlands. The 2 had usually discovered themselves at crossroads in the course of the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner’s time at FC Barcelona. Lahoz domestically officiates within the La Liga, the place he had quite a few encounters with Messi and his Barcelona.
The Spaniard was even labelled as a ‘Actual Madrid fan’ by the Catalan membership’s supporters, after his officiating within the El Clasico usually drew ire. Nonetheless, he was as soon as once more going to officiate a match the place Lionel Messi was concerned, and no shock he flashed a yellow on the talismanic attacker. Nevertheless it wasn’t Messi alone who earned the honors of going into Lahoz’s books, a staggering 16 extra playing cards had been flashed out by the referee, which included a double yellow and a subsequent pink for Denzel Dumfries which he acquired after the sport ended, and one yellow to Argentina supervisor Lionel Scaloni as nicely.
Lahoz’s 17 bookings created a brand new file on the World Cup, making the Argentina vs the Netherlands conflict the one to witness highest variety of playing cards flashed, surpassing the one beforehand set by the Portugal vs the Netherlands showdown on the 2006 World Cup. The Spaniard’s penalty name for a foul on Argentina’s Marcus Acuna too was a extremely debated one. Talking after the sport, Messi launched a staunch assault on FIFA accusing them of low requirements of the match officers. The 35-year-old mentioned:
“I don’t wish to discuss referees as a result of after they’ll sanction you. However folks noticed what occurred. I believe FIFA should deal with this. It can not put a referee like that for a match of such magnitude, of such significance. The referee can not fail to be as much as the duty.”
Because of his attention-seeking officiating in the course of the quarterfinal, Lahoz has now been despatched house by FIFA. The referee will now not see-off a sport on the World Cup, with 4 video games nonetheless to be performed within the 2 semifinals, the third-place play-off and the ultimate. Lahoz gained’t be officiating any of those as he his event ended after the Argentina vs the Netherlands sport. Messi’s want has been granted as might be seen, since FIFA have evidently ‘taken care’ of the controversial referee. Nonetheless, the VAR referees from that sport, Hernandez Hernandez, Martínez Munuera and De Burgos have been retained and would officiate any of the remaining 4 video games.
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Publish date: 2022-12-12 18:19:26
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