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Messi received red card for the first time in Barcelona career

Barcelona star Lionel Messi gets his first red card for the club in his 753rd match. In Spanish Super Cup final against Athletic club messi clash out on Asier Villalibre as he ran in his path in 120th minutes of match.

VAR helps referee to look out of the incident as he missed the incident and then his hands gets in his pocket which he showed red card. Barcelona had 2 goals against athletic club which both scored by Antoine Griezmann. As the equalizer is coming in 90th minute of game.

Messi red card

This is another season for FC Barcelona with empty hands, quite close to winning Spanish Super Cup title. The manager Ronald Koeman spoke to media:-

“It was a very contested game, in the second half we improved our game. In the first half, we lost balls and we didn’t reach their area. We’ve put ourselves ahead on two occasions, but they scored twice to level the score,” Ronald Koeman has told the media after the 3-2 defeat to Bilbao in the Supercopa.

“We are disappointed and sad, but we don’t have much time to regret it. Today I saw things that I liked, but there are things to improve as well. It was hard to lose today.”

“I don’t think it’s a step backwards… Winning would have been better obviously, but we will show that we are on the right track in the next games. We need time. For many players this final has served to gain experience.”

Messi and Ronald koeman

“Messi knows when he is fit to play and when not, he has said he could play. He did his best,” Ronald Koeman told the media

In last match Messi had a minor injury before the game and was doubtful ahead of the matchday.

Athletic club defeated barcelona by 3-2 in additional time. Iniaki Williams astonished before Messi red carded. Messi could now face 2-3 game ban depending on review from Spanish FA.

Cristiano Ronaldo had faced a 12-match ban back in 2017 after seeing a red card in the Supercup match against Barcelona.He was sent off as he saw his first yellow for taking off his shirt while celebrating and the second one after a dive.

Sad ronaldo

Frustrated with the referee’s decision, Ronaldo shoved match official Ricardo De Burgos Bengoetxea and he risked being banned for up to 12 matches.

In the end, Ronaldo missed only five matches, one for the double yellow card and four for shoving the referee and also paid a $4601 fine.

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