Iturralde has no doubt: there is a "penalty" by Bartra's hand

The referee of As y la Ser considers that the action of the Betic defender in the 80th minute is a maximum penalty.


A Emerson own goal earned Madrid to make it 2-2 on the scoreboard. However, the play had to be reviewed by the VAR for a possible offside by Benzema. After reviewing the play, the images showed that the Madrid forward was in a legal position, so the goal went up to the scoreboard. The knee of lateral Alex Moreno enabled the French striker at the moment of the center of Carvajal.

In 68 'the second controversial action took place. Benzema hit a deep ball for Jovic. The Serbian striker was going alone towards the Betic goal, but Emerson runs behind the Real Madrid attacker, very close to him and prevents him from advancing causing him to stumble. After reviewing the play, De Burgos Bengoetxea, pointed out the lack of the Brazilian and sent him off. Iturralde González considers the decision of the referee to be correct: "It is a foul and red." The direct free kick was launched by Ramos and had no consequences on the scoreboard.

The third key action reviewed by the VAR took place in the 80th minute. Mayoral disputes a ball with Bartra inside the area. The Betic defender falls unbalanced and ends up hitting the ball with his hand. De Burgos Bengoetxea indicated maximum penalty. Iturralde González, referee for As y la Ser has no doubt: "He hits him with his hand, it's a penalty." Ramos materialized it and put the 2-3 on the scoreboard.

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