After the 0-0 first leg of the round of 16, Conmebol revealed the technological assistance dialogue during two possible penalty situations.
with an agustin Rossi as a figure after saving a penalty, Boca tied 0-0 against Corinthians this Tuesday for the first leg of the round of 16 of the Libertadores Cup. This Wednesday morning Conmebol revealed the VAR audios of the controversies: two possible penalties On the other hand, after being reviewed, they supported the decision of the main judge not to sanction them. Listen to the dialogues.
The VAR check against a possible penalty for Corinthians
The play occurred at 57 minutes of the game: Adson overflowed to the right and Agustín Sández crossed his leg in front to try to take the ball away from him. At the slightest touch, the Brazilian drops to try to deceive Tobar, who did not sanction anything. “Very light contact, and he exaggerates it”it was the explanation of why the penalty was not charged through the VAR, supporting the decision of the main judge.
They revealed the audio of the VAR in the penalty not charged to Boca against Corinthians
At 61 minutes, at Boca’s best moment in the game, the play that sparked controversy in San Pablo took place. Villa overflowed to the left, looking for Pipa in the area Benedettowhen the ball hit the arm of Uruguayan side Bruno Méndez. Tobar let go, despite the heated claim of the players of Sebastián Battaglia’s team. Once the play was over, the claim was resumed but there was no case, the VAR never called the Chilean referee.
“The hand is very close to the body, at the moment of contact. It seems a natural position to me”, is heard in the VAR audio as an explanation to support the judge. The strange thing is that, when presenting the situation, when the video begins, the announcer expresses something that is not noticed during the review by the referees themselves: “The ball hits the abdomen of a defender in white and then his hand, which is close to his body in a natural position”.
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