Marcelo Gallardo: fever, expulsion and ‘clown, clown’

Offended for an alleged foul on Suárez, the Doll claimed one of many linesmen and Abal then confirmed him the crimson. The DT and his River didn’t hit a …

The 0-2 towards Independiente was a brand new and arduous slap for River, which was trying to get well from the downcast Rojo – and the ticket for the Diego Maradona Cup last that was lastly within the energy of Boca – to face the second semifinal with optimism of the Copa Libertadores towards Palmeiras with the phantasm of a historic comeback after 0-3 within the first leg.

However as occurred final Tuesday in Libertadores de América, nothing got here of Marcelo Gallardo’s group. He paid dearly for the errors, suffered two objectives within the first half and, though he had probabilities within the complement to beat it, he once more sinned as a consequence of his low effectiveness.

Close to the top, with lower than ten minutes to go, the one who noticed the crimson one was the Gallardo Doll. Sure, the mind of the group needed to go to the dressing room early on the Florencio Sola.

Is that the DT angrily claimed a foul from Alexander Barboza to Luis Suárez. He let the road know that he was shut. And he did it, apparently, in an unfriendly approach. That was why Diego Abal, the primary decide, made the choice to expel him.

Earlier than leaving the sphere of play, the DT didn’t maintain something. “They do not see a rattling factor”, was – in response to the journalist on the pitch of the TNT Sports activities broadcast – the very first thing the DT stated.

And, with the cameras in entrance, a “clown, clown” was clearly learn from his mouth. Sizzling. River didn’t get one final Tuesday and he didn’t stroll with luck this Saturday on the Banfield court docket. That’s the reason Gallardo exploded. And he noticed the crimson one once more after simply over 4 years. The final time it had been in October 2016 in a match towards Atlético de Rafaela, when referee Germán Delfino despatched him off for a trifle: his group entered the sphere late after halftime.

DT should shortly get well his calm to plan the miracle subsequent Tuesday when he visits Palmeiras, in Brazil, for the rematch of the Copa Libertadores semifinals,

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