Espanyol contests its match against Atlético and claims its annulment due to Griezmann’s ‘ghost goal’

The blue and white membership understands that “it’s inconceivable to find out” if the ball enters with the picture utilized by the VAR to award the 0-2 scoreline for the rojiblancos. LaLiga doesn’t have an automated purpose detection system

Picture proven by VAR to award Griezmann 0-2.

LaLiga is piled up with entanglements. Espanyol has determined to problem the match towards Atlético performed on Wednesday evening at Cornell and which led to a draw (3-3) on understanding that the VAR conceded a purpose to the rojiblancos (0-2 in griezmann) with out the picture used being conclusive to find out if the ball crossed the purpose line.

The Spanish competitors doesn’t have an automated purpose detection system, the implementation of which prices about 4 million euros (including the First and Second divisions). Because of this, it makes use of the photographs obtainable within the VOR room.

Espanyol, third from final within the standings and three factors from salvation with two days to go, considers “their rights violated” after they perceive the existence of a “grossly negligent” motion by the refereeing staff, and particularly by the VAR referees. “, and asks the Competitors Committee for the “nullity” of the match, along with threatening authorized motion for the “potential derived patrimonial harm”. Mario Melero Lopez, the principle referee of the match, didn’t concede a purpose within the first occasion. From the VAR, José Luis González González He invited the referee to right his first notion.

Espanyol takes refuge in what occurred this week with Viniciuswho the Competitors Committee withdrew the crimson card proven for assaulting Hugo Onerous within the duel towards Valencia, marked by racist insults to the Actual Madrid footballer, and the accelerated strategy of contrition. “We imagine {that a} precedent has been established that units a brand new paradigm within the administration of sports activities justice in Spanish soccer, because the Competitors Committee intervenes in choices beforehand arbitrated on the sector and within the VAR (…). Mentioned Committee He understood that in an motion of that match using the know-how and the photographs obtainable by the VAR referees “was completely partial, biased and determinant of the referee’s error within the evaluation of what occurred. ” Derived from all the above, the withdrawal of a crimson card proven to a participant was determined”.

The ‘spider cam’

After Espanyol reached the tie after equalizing Atlético with a three-goal deficit, the blue and white membership requested the Technical Committee of referees for the picture or sequence by which it could be clearly appreciated that the ball had crossed the purpose line at 0 -2 from Griezmann. Carlos Clos Gomez, answerable for the VAR challenge in Spain, didn’t present it, counting on a regulation that stops it from being supplied. However, in accordance with Espanyol, [Clos Gmez] “confirmed that the picture used to annul the referee’s choice and validate Atlético’s second purpose was the one proven within the tv manufacturing, the one coming from what is called spider cam.

Espanyol understands that with stated picture, the identical one which the viewers noticed, “it’s inconceivable to find out if the ball enters or not in its entirety.” In reality, the blue and white membership maintains that, in accordance with its personal and “third-party” analyses, the ball “doesn’t cross your complete purpose line at any time.” This results in the truth that the membership chaired by the toy businessman chen yansheng states that the VAR protocol has been breached for “correcting an arbitration choice with out having a single conclusive proof”, thus producing “an adulteration of the match”.