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Video: Should this penalty have been whistled in favor of FC Barcelona? The controversy of El Clásico

In all Classic there is always a play to debate and discuss that ends in controversy. This time it was a possible criminal of Ferland mendy on Martin Braithwaite in the final part of the challenge that could end in equality for the FC Barcelona.

It was the 83rd minute with 20 seconds when the Real Madrid left-back hunted for Braithwaite and did not allow the Dane to turn around comfortably. Playing culé falls at the moment of feeling a contact from Mendy, with his right hand, on his left arm.

The Catalans immediately asked for a penalty to be whistled or, failing that, to be reviewed in the VAR. The truth is that the referee Gil Manzano did not consider sufficient contact to blow his whistle.

Neither from the video arbitration room did they speak for the referee to change his decision. This unleashed an endless number of diverse comments on social networks, many say that the fault was perfectly collectible.

However, the truth was that after 90 minutes, plus four additions, Real Madrid stayed with El Clásico after winning 2-1 with goals from Benzema and Kroos.

In the final part of the game, the culé team could tie it except for the crossbar, bad fortune played against Koeman’s team. Everything happened in the last breath.

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