The VAR is not only a great ally of the Real Madrid in LaLiga Santanderbut also in Europe. On the 13th February 2019 in the first leg of the quarter-final of the maximum continental competition, the videoarbitraje entered for the first time in the history of the Champions league to annul a both the Ajax that prevented the 1-0 came to scoring in minute 37 of the first part of that was a bathroom with no goals from the Dutch to the of Santiago Solariwho ended up winning the match (1-2).
The referee slovenian Damir Skominaafter consulting with the VAR, not gave validity to both of the Ajax, work on the side Tagliaficoafter a tremendous error Thiabut Courtois in the clearance of a corner kick. The goal was not awarded by an alleged out-of-game Tadic. The referee slovenian interpreted wrongly that the front local had interfered with the goalkeeper belgian in the dispute of the ball.
The referee turned to the VAR and envisioned the television monitor field in a suspense that lasted about two minutes. In the end, Skomina annulled the target of the Ajax in what was the first decision, not without controversy, of the new technology in the Champions.
In the back in the Santiago Bernabeu (March 5, 2019), the team of Dutch, led by the current Barca player Frenkie de Jonggave the bell eliminating the Real Madrid with a surprising 1-4 that meant the worst defeat of the white team as a local Champions throughout its history, a much-discussed KO’s you cut of the root a streak of 1,392 days of the meringues without falling on their favourite event.
It’s another time Estrada Fernández!
The premiere of the VAR in the Champions league to help Real Madrid it came just four days after the white team will be also favoured by the videoarbitraje in a controversial derby against the Athletic played the 9 of February of 2019, which concluded with victory meringue in the Wanda Metropolitan (1-3).
At the edge of the rest, VAR enacted a controversial penalty Giménez to Vinicius that transformed Sergio Ramosagain , this time without resorting to one of his typical throws down the n panenka’.
Also the VAR and the referee, coincidentally, Catalan Estrada Fernández, the same as that whistled in favour of Madrid last Sunday in Donostia, we stopped to Alvaro Morata without a sweet revenge, as they already starred in your day in a knockout Champions league match against Madrid wearing the elastic of the Juventus. The exmerengue we knocked out a goal by a dubious offside, and shortly after, was the subject of a clear penalty by Casemiro that also was nothing to despair of the front and of the parish atletico.