Real Madrid’s ambition to reverse the situation against Man City in the second leg of the Champions League semi-final on the morning of 5/5 is at risk of failure when the “White Vulture” meets a referee who often brings bad luck to the team. they are in the old continent’s number 1 playground.
According to Mundo Deportivo (Spain), the European Football Federation (UEFA) has assigned Italian referee Daniele Orsato (46 years old) to be the main catcher of this season’s Champions League semi-final second leg between the two sides. Real Madrid and Man City at 2am on 5/5 (Vietnam time) on the Sanctuary of Santiago Bernabeu.
Real Madrid faced pressure after losing 3-4 to Man City in England in the middle of last week
In the first leg, at Etihad, Man City won a dramatic 4-3 victory over Real Madrid to create an advantage for Pep Guardiola’s teachers and students when they were about to be guests at the “Vulture Cave”. On the other side of the front line, besides the pressure to come back, coach Carlo Ancelotti’s team may also be less happy because referee Daniele Orsato often does not bring luck to “Los Blancos”.
The “black king” born in Montecchio Maggiore (Veneto, Italy) used to run the Champions League final in the 2019/20 season when Bayern Munich won PSG 1-0 thanks to a header from midfielder Kingsley Coman.
Notably, referee Daniele Orsato was also the one who caught the match where Real Madrid lost to PSG 0-1 when “White Vultures” were guests in Paris (France) on February 16 in the first leg of the 1/8 Champions League round. . This referee also controlled the match that Man City beat PSG 2-1 in the group stage of this tournament in November last year.
In fact, referee Daniele Orsato made a match in the knock-out round where Real Madrid hosted Man City in the Champions League at the Santiago Bernabeu home. It was the first leg of the 1/8 round on February 27, 2020, when Isco opened the scoring for the Royal Spanish team, but then they were conceded by Gabriel Jesus and Kevin De Bruyne, so they lost. 1-2.
“White vultures” often have bad luck in the Champions League when Italian referee Daniele Orsato takes the lead
Real Madrid only won 2 and lost 3 of the 5 matches that Italian referee Daniele Orsato started. Among them, their most recent victory was when this team defeated Galatasaray 1-0 in the Champions League group stage in October 2019 in Turkey thanks to the only goal of Toni Kroos.
In the 3 matches that Real Madrid lost in the Champions League when Orsato was the main referee, besides the 1-2 defeat against Man City in the first leg of the 1/8 round of 2020, it was also when they lost 0-2 in the trip of the team. Chelsea in the semi-final second leg last season (Real was eliminated when losing with a total score of 1-3 after 2 matches against “The Blues”) and when they lost to PSG 0-1 in France in the first leg of the 1/8 round of the season this.
With Man City, this team has won 3 and lost only 1 in 4 matches that have been caught by referee Daniele Orsato in the Champions League from the 2018/19 season until now. That was when coach Pep Guardiola’s team unexpectedly lost 1-2 to Lyon in the 2018 group stage. After that match with the “Lion of the Rhone”, Man City won the last 2 matches every time referee Orsato held it. operating whistle.
In the upcoming Real Madrid – Man City battle, referee Daniele Orsato will be supported by a VAR (video assistant referee) team headed by Massimiliano Irrati, one of the most experienced referees at UEFA .
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