The confrontation of Real Madrid and its guest Seville witnessed a double arbitration case at the same time on Sunday, in the 35th round of the Spanish Football League “LaLiga”.
At the 74th minute of the match, when the result indicated a positive tie with a goal for each team, Seville executed a corner kick that hit the hand of Brazilian Real Defender Eder Militao, before the players of the Royal Club cut the ball and quickly turned it into a counterattack that resulted in Karim Benzema, the Moroccan goalkeeper of Seville, Yassin Bono, who Blocked the French striker inside the penalty area.
Real Madrid players demanded a penalty kick, and Benzema grabbed the ball in preparation for its execution, but the referee returned to the video assistant referee technique. WHERE, Who proved the presence of a handball at Militau in the penalty area before the start of the owners’ attack, to award a penalty kick in favor of Seville, executed by the success of the Croatian Ivan Rakitic, to give the Andalusian team a 2-1 lead.
And when the match was breathing its last in the fourth minute of stoppage time, Real scored the equalizer (2-2) with the help of friendly fire, through Seville’s Brazilian defender Diego Carlos, who accidentally converted the German Toni Kroos shot into his team’s net.
The Real needed to win today at home to beat the top of the league standings 3 rounds before the end of the competition, and take advantage of its neighbor Atletico, the leaders (77 points), negatively with its third rivals Barcelona (75 points) on Saturday, but it failed in the task.