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Scandalous judging error helped Valencia vs Barca

Scandalous judging error helped Valencia vs Barca

The Derby between Valencia and Barcelona at the 13th round of the Spanish Championship Mestya stadium finished without a winner - 1:1. Rodrigo Moreno in the 60th minute gave the bats the lead, but in the 82nd Barcelona guests equalized with the fall of Valencia`s former left back Jordi Alba. The match could also have developed in a different way if the judges had a regular win on Lionel Messi in the first half. In the 30th minute Valencia`s goalkeeper Neto made a gross mistake and allowed the ball to cross the goal after a jerk outside Messi`s penal field, but Judge Ignacio Iglesias Vilanueva did not respect the Catalonians` protests and signaled the game to continue.


Thus, the 4-point difference between the leader in Barcelona and the second Valencia remained, with both teams still defeated from the start of the season. Barca`s advance to Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid, however, was cut from 10 to 8 points.


Valencia coach Marcelino Garcia Torral was punished for the game today and did not lead the team from the bench. Belgian defender Thomas Vermalen has begun to replace G

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