The team scored one more goal with Montiel, but it was annulled at the request of the referee’s virtual assistant for Santos Borré’s offside in the previous play
Palmeiras and River plate They starred in a controversial match for the second leg of the Copa Libertadores on Tuesday night in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo. Marcelo Gallardo’s team won 2-0 with goals from Robert Rojas and Rafael Santos Borré and was just one goal away from achieving the feat of tracing the first leg from 0-3.
The Argentine team scored one more goal with Gonzalo Montiel, but it was disallowed at the request of the referee’s virtual assistant (VAR) for offside by Santos Borré in the previous play.
Then he had a penalty that the Uruguayan referee sanctioned Esteban Ostojich about Matías Suárez, but which he canceled before his execution after the intervention of technology by Colombian Nicolás Gallo who understood that the forward had simulated.
These VAR controversies quickly led to social networks being flooded with “memes.” River fans made the word “Robo” a trendWhile supporters from other clubs, including one that lost the Cup final in 2018 to its classic rival, responded with alleged arbitration “aids”.
The bosteros tell you about the epic of Boca against Palmeiras. That was to draw 2 to 2 here, draw 0 to 0 there and win with Córdoba ahead on all penalties. The rest of the world: pic.twitter.com/oFCxwCV2Ig– The Greatest in History – Politics in River (@PoliticaEnRiver) January 13, 2021
River played very well last night, but it wasn’t epic. It was epic to win the final of the Libertadores at the Bernabéu against your lifelong rival and then sit back and enjoy how they went to cry to TAS in Switzerland. pic.twitter.com/5PBpJl1IcX– Fernando Krakowiak (@fkrakowiak) January 13, 2021
2014 Champion2015 Champion2016 Ovation when eliminated 2017 Eliminated by the VAR2018 ETERNAL 2019 Applauded by the Champion2020 Admired by the whole world pic.twitter.com/J78Bnbgw9N– The Greatest in History – Politics in River (@PoliticaEnRiver) January 13, 2021
It was not offside, because it is touched by the Palmeiras defender. The goal is badly disallowed. The VAR is used as desired. I’m a Boca fan, come 1000’s. pic.twitter.com/DQ01Vh4MXt– Suspect Javier Smaldone (@ mis2centavos) January 13, 2021