As usual, some dialogues from the team that manages the technological assistance were released, which interpreted that the man from San Lorenzo was not going to hit. The explanation of the disallowed goal to Messi.
After the controversial Argentina-Paraguay, Conmebol released the audios in which the Brazilian referee’s appreciation of one of the most discussed plays is heard: Ángel Romero’s knee that fractured Exequiel Palacios and did not receive sanction from the judge and VAR.
“It protects itself from a shock” and “does not need revision”, was the advice of the main VAR when reviewing the shock of the San Lorenzo man, which led to fractures of three lumbar vertebrae for the former River, who will spend about three months without be able to play.
The full dialogue
Match referee: Raphael Claus (Brazil).
VAR principal: Bruno Arleu (Brazil)
AVAR (Assisted): Rodrigo Correa (Brazil).
– REFEREE: Be careful.
-AVAR: Possible foul.
-VAR: Put me that contact. I want to see a reverse angle.
-AVAR: The player is claiming his back.
-VAR: One more, I want an open shot now.
-WHERE: It was more protective.
OPERATOR: One more?
-VAR: Yes, yes … behind … Rodrigo is watching, he (Romero) protects himself, protects himself from a crash and ends up colliding with the adversary.
-WHERE: It does not need revision.
-OPERATOR: Everything okay?
-VAR: All quiet.