The Argentine media described as “unfair” that the Brazilian referee Ricardo Marques did not sanction the penalty of Damián Díaz, with which Barcelona would have achieved a point in La Bombonera Stadium against Boca Juniors, for Group 1 of the Libertadores Cup.
The infringement occurred when Díaz intercepted a ball and when arriving at the area of goalkeeper Agustín Orion was tackled by Defender Matías Caruzzo, at minute 85, but the referee did not sanction it in favor of the toreros.
If the Canaries had achieved the tie they would have complicated the Argentines in the Group and would have clouded the celebrations from the xeneize fans for 108 years of Foundation of the club.
Live from La Bombonera the President of Barcelona, Antonio Noboa, criticized the performance of the Brazilian judge who validated a goal of Boca Juniors helped by a hand and did not sanction a penalty on Damián Díaz which could led to a draw.
Toño recognized that the idol is not doing well in the local tournament. But he knows that when they arrive to Ecuador they have to make corrections and concentrate in the matches that will come.
Costas complained rightly about the penalty and said: “We have been took out of the Cup by the referees,”. For Bianchi, the judge “did not influenced the result”.
Gustavo Costas gave the face after the 0-1 and the Elimination of Barcelona. He criticised the poor first time of his team, but he left the mixed zone only to say that “Boca has ever needed help, today was the exception,” described as shameful to know that by not ruin the party, they damaged us.