Tuesday, 13 August 2019

2019-20 UEFA Champions League - Third qualifying round (Second Legs)

Referee appointments for 2019-20 Champions League Third Qualifying Round, second legs.  

13 August 2019, 18:30 CET - Baku (Tofiq Bəhramov adına Respublika Stadionu)
Qarabağ FK (AZE) - APOEL FC (CYP) | 2-1
Referee: Daniel Siebert (GER)
Assistant Referee 1: Jan Seidel (GER)
Assistant Referee 2: Lasse Koslowski (GER)
Fourth Official: Martin Petersen (GER)
UEFA Referee Observer: Jørn West Larsen (DEN)
UEFA Delegate: Velid Imamović (BIH)

13 August 2019, 19:00 CET - Trodnheim (Lerkendal Stadion)
Rosenborg BK (NOR) - NK Maribor (SVN) | 3-1
Referee: Serdar Gözübüyük (NED)
Assistant Referee 1: Charles Schaap (NED)
Assistant Referee 2: Jan de Vries (NED)
Fourth Official: Jeroen Manschot (NED)
UEFA Referee Observer: Bo Karlsson (SWE)
UEFA Delegate: Marina Tashchyan (ARM)

13 August 2019, 19:30 CET - Kyiv (Natsionalʹnyy sportyvnyy kompleks "Olimpiysʹkyy")
FC Dynamo Kyiv (UKR) - Club Brugge (BEL) | 0-1
Referee: Ivan Bebek (CRO)
Assistant Referee 1: Goran Pataki (CRO)
Assistant Referee 2: Bojan Zobenica (CRO)
Fourth Official: Mario Zebec (CRO)
UEFA Referee Observer: Stefan Messner (AUT)
UEFA Delegate: Adrian Ixari (MDA)

13 August 2019, 20:00 CET - Budapest (Groupama Aréna)
Ferencvárosi TC (HUN) - GNK Dinamo (CRO) | 1-1
Referee: Ruddy Buquet (FRA)
Assistant Referee 1: Guillaume Debart (FRA)
Assistant Referee 2: Julien Pacelli (FRA)
Fourth Official: Frank Schneider (FRA)
UEFA Referee Observer: Mehmet Murat Ilgaz (TUR)
UEFA Delegate: Michael Foster (ENG)

13 August 2019, 20:00 CET - Copenhagen (Telia Parken)
FC København (DEN) - FK Crvena zvezda (SRB) | 1-1
Referee: Gediminas Mažeika (LTU)
Assistant Referee 1: Vytautas Šimkus (LTU)
Assistant Referee 2: Vytenis Kazlauskas (LTU)
Fourth Official: Robertas Šmitas (LTU)
UEFA Referee Observer: Rune Pedersen (NOR)
UEFA Delegate: Jacques Antenen (SUI)

13 August 2019, 20:30 CET - Amsterdam (Johan Cruijff ArenA)
AFC Ajax (NED) - PAOK FC (GRE) | 2-2
Referee: Craig Pawson (ENG)
Assistant Referee 1: Lee Betts (ENG)
Assistant Referee 2: Ian Hussin (ENG)
Fourth Official: Andrew Madley (ENG)
UEFA Referee Observer: Kóstas Kapitanís (CYP)
UEFA Delegate: Eduard Dervishaj Nelaj (ESP)

13 August 2019, 20:30 CET - Piraeus (Stádio Geórgios Karaïskákis)
Olympiakós FC (GRE) - Medipol Başakşehir FK (TUR) | 1-0
Referee: Robert Madden (SCO)
Assistant Referee 1: Douglas Ross (SCO)
Assistant Referee 2: David Roome (SCO)
Fourth Official: Gregory Aitken (SCO)
UEFA Referee Observer: Terje Hauge (NOR)
UEFA Delegate: Claude Runavot (FRA)

13 August 2019, 20:30 CET - Linz (Stadion der Stadt Linz)
Linzer ASK (AUT) - FC Basel 1893 (SUI) | 2-1
Referee: Əliyar Ağayev (AZE)
Assistant Referee 1: Zeynal Zeynalov (AZE)
Assistant Referee 2: Akif Əmirəli (AZE)
Fourth Official: Orxan Məmmədov (AZE)
UEFA Referee Observer: Haim Jakov (ISR)
UEFA Delegate: Ivan Lekov (BUL)

13 August 2019, 20:45 CET - Glasgow (Celtic Park)
Celtic FC (SCO) - CFR 1907 Cluj (ROU) | 1-1
Referee: Andris Treimanis (LVA)
Assistant Referee 1: Haralds Gudermanis (LVA)
Assistant Referee 2: Aleksejs Spasjonņikovs (LVA)
Fourth Official: Aleksandrs Golubevs (LVA)
UEFA Referee Observer: Luciano Luci (ITA)
UEFA Delegate: Geir Þorsteinsson (ISL)

13 August 2019, 21:00 CET - Porto (Estádio do Dragão)
FC Porto (POR) - FC Krasnodar (RUS) | 1-0
Referee: Marco Guida (ITA)
Assistant Referee 1: Ciro Carbone (ITA)
Assistant Referee 2: Daniele Bindoni (ITA)
Fourth Official: Fabio Maresca (ITA)
UEFA Referee Observer: William Young (SCO)
UEFA Delegate: Nina Hedlund (NOR)


  1. Interesting that all the officials in Porto - Krasnodar game have been confirmed from the previous round (Plzen - Olympiacos), this should mean they all had a good assessment by observer Murat Ilgaz.
    It is not common to see the same trio again (including fourth official) when not all the team-members are FIFA officials.

  2. Bebek is back. well done Uefa! Is any Greek involved in EL nominations?

  3. First RC of the season in Ligue 1 after OFR:

    1. I was going to report it as well, Nathan. In my opinion, brave and correct decision.

      Referee: Ruddy Buquet
      4th: Johan Hamel
      VAR: François Letexier, Sylvain Palhies

    2. I wonder, whether it was even assessed as VC, because Fabregas' leg movement looks quite unnatural - but slow-motion might be deceiving here.
      If it was "only" for SFP, it is not "clear and obvious" for ma, because there was not much intensity and danger for the opponent.
      Anyway, the RC surely is not wrong and Buquet might not have had the full perception of the point of contact, therefore the OFR probably was justified as well.

    3. To be added: Buquet's initial decision was a YC.

      @Philipp: my impression was that the referee saw a deliverate kick but, given the speed it happened, could not really see the point of contact, as well as the intensity. Therefore an OFR was recommended.

    4. I agree, I think VC here. I think about deliverate kick since the ball was far away and the player could have avoid the contact. Also he was quite frustrated since a couple of minutes.

  4. Is this allowed? The player already has a YC.


    1. If I'm not wrong, this should be forbidden, because the player "uses a deliberate trick to pass the ball [...] to the goalkeeper with the head, chest, knee etc. to circumvent the Law, whether or not the goalkeeper touches the ball with the hands" (Law 12, section "disciplinary action", paragraph "unsporting behaviour").

      Player should receive a(nother) YC, game should be restarded with an indirect free-kick. Similar situation to be compared to Nantes-PSG, two yeara go in L1.
      => https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2SJ4RCiBU8s

      Someone please correct me, if I'm totally wrong.

    2. Clear (second) YC and IDFK. The refs without the basic knowledge of the LOTG...

    3. 2nd YC and IFK. I can't believe that both the Ref and AR1 actually saw it and deemed it as regular play.

  5. Szymon Marciniak (Sokolnicki, Bohonos - Gryckiewicz - Gil, Sapela) yesterday in Lech Poznań v Śląsk Wrocław

    05. Handball penalty and YC Rogne (LPO); positioning

    26. Possible 2nd YC Rogne (LPO); careless or reckless?

    34. Penalty incident; impeding the progress? ball still in playing distance?

    65. and 90. Correct yellow cards for reckless stamps

    74. and 90. First and second yellow card to Mączyński (ŚLĄ)

    78. Potential yellow card for kick in the face; careless or reckless?

    1. 05' - didn't look as clear on the replays, but it seems as he makes himself (unnaturally) bigger. Not a clear mistake, YC has to be given since a shot on goal is prevented.

      26' - argument for reckless could be that he's making the move, taking the full risk of hitting the opponent. I wouldn't mind a 2YC here, but it would be difficult to sell on the pitch, since player got the ball.

      34' - I can understand the no-whistle here, you can also see that the attacking player is clearly looking for the contact (see the action with his left arm, he hold his opponent, then only falls). I'm fine with no penalty here.

      65' and 90' - both clear reckless stamps, no doubts about the YC here.

      74' and 90' - in both situations, it's SPA. Perhaps one thing to say about the 2YC, Marciniak could have waited until the player is completely back on his feet (not making the referee look superior in comparison to the player).

      78' - rather careless, rather an unlucky constellation. Opponent's head goes down as well (looking for the ball), player can't anticipate that.

    2. 05'
      Unexpected situation for referee (defender's mistake), but still a tendency by Marciniak to be too far away from play. Penalty is correct, movement of arms is uncoordinated, defender should have avoided that. Also, one question: if one is sure that ball is about to enter the net without any chance for keeper, can issue a straight RC for DOGSO? This was a very clear situation in front of the net, a bit different from the classic handballs stopping a shot on goal in which you can think keeper will save it. However, just for discussing, YC is OK as well I think.

      In my opinion it is reckless. Clear contact foot / head, in this case one can't keep YC.

      Watching replay, it looks indeed clear that defender makes that on purpose to stop the opponent, preventing him from reaching the ball. The classic situation in which according to laws you can whistle penalty, but looking at the real effects on the pitch, nobody complains too much and play on is accepted.

      65' - 90'
      Correct decisions.

      74' - 90'
      Both yellow cards are correct.

      I don' understand how you can assess this as only careless, clear YC for me.

  6. Another very good chance and opportunity for our best referee Əliyar Ağayev from Azerbaijan. Hope he'll do OK. And next season will be ad group stage.

  7. seems a bit odd to me that a Cypriot observing a greek team

    1. Why? It's not the first time. It has happened in the past.

    2. Also Greek observers at Cyprus team (Mr Bikas) in the past

  8. Pretty much all matches are still wide open,not all of them are solved but I have a feeling that Bebek,Buquet,Mazeika and maybe Madden will have difficult matches on their hands.

  9. OT

    3 VAR reviews from today's EPL match West Ham - Man. City.

    53' https://streamable.com/7elpo
    75' https://streamable.com/n0jj6
    83' https://streamable.com/5qtxo

  10. The second one (75') wasn't a review, it was a check.

  11. Any info from Eredivisie game FC Groningen - FC Twente?

    1. Both red cards issued by Christiaan Bax

      1) https://vk.com/video-154719835_456240901?t=1h51m00s

      2) https://vk.com/video-154719835_456240901?t=1h55m39s

      I would say both would be deemed as (clearly) wrong in UEFA competitions nowadays but I like the calls, especially the first one - such deliberate kick from behind should be always deemed as violent conduct, imo.

    2. Penalty call


    3. 1st RC: I agree, a RC is not expected there nowadays, but maybe not clear and obviously wrong (for VAR intervention)
      2nd RC: This one is more acceptable IMO, but doubtful, whether a clear mistake. And probably no missed incident either as the referee gave advantage. Furthermore you should think twice to give it after a harsh first RC for the same team. Would be more understandable if given to the other team (from a tactical point of view).
      The penalty is correct in my opinion - and probably was a missed incident.

    4. 1 is absolutely not violent conduct. In that case ask IFAB to change the laws of the game. It was not excessive force or brutality and the opponents safety was not even close to be in danger. Simple unsporting behaviour, yellow card.

    5. Thanks for the videos. I mostly agree with Philipp's analysis, I'm convinced that second RC was not VAR stuff. RC should have been accepted only if issued by referee on the pitch. It is not a 100% clear RC, but RC is better than YC.
      Who was VAR?
      However, I must say, with such subjective stuff (penalties and red cards) it is very difficult to find consistency by VARs in the line of intervention. Under this aspect, this is a clear problem, because it is like VAR officiates again the game from the room by reporting his opinion to referee about a certain incident...

    6. VAR intervened three times. Two penalties and a red card.

      I do agree with the first RC, to me the second RC could have been a second yellow card too.

      However, brave decisions and: he clearly cared to protect the safety of the players. I like that.

    7. But he didn't care to 'do what football wants' by keeping all players on the field of play and he will pay for that ;)

    8. I am not so sure. Over all, the Dutch FA usually prefers this approach I think. Of course, they want managers on the pitch, but there is a reason why Kuipers hands out quite a lot of cards in the Eredivisie.

    9. How often have you seen Kuipers, or any of the other Dutch international referees, giving a RC for this particular kind of offence?

    10. Quite often, if you count the busy years of Blom.

    Stéphanie Frappart (France) 8.4

    34.00 (1-0 EA)

    39.45 EA 8 yellow card for reckless tackle.

    45+1 US 24 yellow card for reckless tackle.

    47.55 US 4 yellow card for illegal use of arm.

    67.20 Possible penalty for (US) pushing. Correct play on IMO,not enough to whistle.

    75.30 Very good apporach to be proactive and stop possible mass confrontation.

    91.50 US 26 yellow card for kicking the ball to the goal after offside decison.

    It was the last test for Frappart before the Super Cup Final. She did very good performance with her team. She has excellent physical condition,very good football understanding and self-confidence. She is also a strong referee. I am sure that They will do a great match in Istanbul. But it doesn’t change this appointment wrong even they do excellent performance at the end of day.

    1. Thank you so much! Very important observation!

  13. Adrien Jaccottet (SUI, Second Group) in FC Zürich - Neuchâtel Xamax today.

    A straight RC for SFP and a PK for handball after VAR intervention (Jaccottet called FK outside the box initially).

    Spot on IFK after the penalty shot!


    1. Thanks for the clips - very alert refereeing by Adrien Jaccottet.

      For my taste he deserves a second chance in UEFA - he was pushed much around 2015-16 when he attended U17 EURO, made his EL group stage début but this (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eEigL4xOOic) happened in Youth League and they focused on Sandro Schärer ever since, with great success too.

      I like his way of refereeing, reminding me on Alberto Undiano Mallenco - no great manager, just focusing on getting each decision correct. It seems that Rosetti is giving him a second consideration, I hope that continues with an EL group match later this year.

  14. Can anybody tell me referees that are promoted and demoted in La Liga?

    1. Promoted to LaLiga:

      -Valentín Pizarro Gómez (Madrid, 1981)
      -César Soto Grado (La Rioja, 1980)

      Out of the list:

      -Alberto Undiano Mallenco (Navarre, 1973) retired due to age limit.
      -Ignacio Iglesias Villanueva (Galicia, 1975) becomes specific VAR.

      2nd Division:

      Promoted to 2nd Division:

      -Iosu Galech Apezteguía (Navarre, 1990)
      -Miguel Ángel Ortiz Arias (Madrid, 1984)
      -Jon Ander González Esteban (Basque Country, 1985)
      -Alejandro Muñiz Ruiz (Galicia, 1991)

      Demoted from 2nd Division:

      -David Pérez Pallás (Galicia, 1987) who becomes specific VAR.
      -Abraham Domínguez Cervantes (Andalusia, 1986)

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    1. Cuneyt Cakir: "We are all referees. When we enter the pitch, they don't call us male referee or female referee. We are the same. We do the same fitness tests, same preparation, same laws of the game test, same training sessions. There is no difference."#SuperCup Stéphanie Frappart

  16. Cuneyt Cakir on referees Stephanie Frappart, Manuela Nicolosi and Michelle O'Neill: "They are brave, they have courage, they don't hesitate to give unpopular decisions - you will see tomorrow."#SuperCup

  17. but really?but not everyone said that the Turkish could be angry ( he and all his collegues) because the French lady passed in front undeservedly?

  18. Missed penalty for Crvena Zvezda in 1'. Bad start for Mažeika

    1. What a start of the match.
      PK+YC missed for stamping, AR2 could help

    2. And now missed blatant holding from Zeca on Marin (25'), opened potentially dangerous attack. I don't know what is the problem with fouls from this player, both in Belgrade and tonight.

  19. Mazeika missed penalty in 1st minute for Crvena Zvezda. Zeca stood on Ivanic's feet.

  20. Tomorrow's gonna be a big day. Epochal. Lots of security, certainties will crumble, evaporate. Rosetti knocks down walls, one after the other, this is wonderful. This has to be done by the person in charge. I am happy

  21. Now Bebek with soft 2nd RC in a match.Ruins the night for him.

    1. Good thing that he didnt ruin Brugge's victory...

  22. After 40 minutes I can say for sure that it will get an extremely difficult match for Agayev in Linz. Basel that lost the first leg is the better team and pushing, while Linz plays defenses strongly.
    Right now a difficult situation in the Austrian box and for me a missed PK but clearly not an obvious one. The tension is really building up in this half hopefully the Azerbaijani will do well...

  23. Players and coaches from both teams are talking to the referee while moving into the cabins...I think he needs to start showing cards in the second half quite early to camp things down

  24. Pawson with 2 correct penalty calls in favor of ajax in the 1st half. First one was for a push and the 2nd for handball ( close distance but hand was wide off the body)

    1. Yes, both correct decisions.

    2. He was outstanding in the challenging first half. I hope he will continue the good work in the second half.

    3. Video of the 1st penalty


  25. Crazy match for Bebek.Most of the match he had control,his usual high number of cards was again on display,and almost all of them were justified except 2nd and with that RC given to Brugge player.I thought that was too soft.

  26. Also, Treimanis missed a penalty for CFR Cluj, in Glasgow (8').

  27. Missed (possible )RC off ball incident by Pawson. Same scene as for Siebert's incident in the German super cup between Bayern munich and Dortmund. Replay was inconclusive.

  28. Pawson with a 3rd correct penalty for holding in favor of Ajax.

  29. Loooooooooong penalty shoot-out in Copenhagen, still unfinished. Mazeika and players with problems with pitch condition in the PK spot.

    1. What a game for Mazeika, I didn't watch it but surely very challenging...

    2. Yes, two RCs (2nd YC).

      First one for elbow in the early 2nd half, Second one at the end of ET for SPA.

    3. Missed penalty for Crvena Zvezda in 1st minute.

  30. Craig Pawson in AFC Ajax v PAOK FC

    - challenging game for Englishman; after 2-2 in the first leg, today's match was very tense and the advancing team was not known till the last whistle; some tensions between players resulting rather from emotions / frustration than unsporting attitude

    - three penalties given in favour of Ajax were spot on and brave decisions (push, handball that was significantly out from the body and careless challenge)

    - application of the LoTG was almost perfect in the first half, including a very good stepped approach (PAOK players warned in 4' and 9'), dropped ball for the ball hitting the referee (8'), YC 21AJX for reckless tackle (26'), correctly assessed a GK v attacker incident as a collision (45', ball was played by the GK). Missed an elbow offence (37') was perhaps the only fail.

    - second half was not as good as first; six yellow cards (2-4) were spot on but missing most likely a RC to PAOK player for deliberate off-the-ball stamp (52'), some rather clear Ajax players' fouls missed (83' - leading to a corner kick after which the decisive penalty was given, 90+' - making PAOK players furious) and a generally too permissive approach in the dying stages showed that Craig needs more experience in UEFA competitions in order to handle such big, close games

    - Greek players were furious about the last whistle coming too early according to them -> added time: 4', they scored at 92:52, the game was restarted at 93:40 and the final whistle was at 94:20 -> scoring a goal doesn't usually mean more added time but as there was time-wasting from AJX goalkeeper for which he was booked, there was a need of adding some time, maybe 10-20 secs more would've been a better solution? at least two YCs for dissent were given after the final whistle

  31. Please can anyone give me the link to watch the ajax vs paok referee clips.....

    And how will you rate pawson on a scale of 10-100...

    1. I would say that the third penalty was a bit soft. Not wrong though. Generally good performance with points to improve in how to handle the last 20 min of a tense game. I wpuld give him 8.0-8-2 considering how challenging the match was.

    2. 3 penaltys cant be 8.0, more like 8.6 if everything is correct.

    3. well..his performance in the last 20 minutes was too passive. He lacked personality on the pitch. One or two RC missing for bad tackles and bad behaviour. He lacked authority..The third penalty was indeed soft. A mark higher than 8 but definitely less than 8.3

  32. Mazeika - what to say?! Very challenging match for him. Several good and several bad decisions. First of all, missed clear penalty in 1st minute. Both RC were correct (two 2nd YCs, all YCs were correct). But, he gave cautions for Zvezda players for small protests. One, maybe two can be called dissent - the rest were small protests, talking to him (I believe that Cakir would give maybe 1 YC in total for "dissent"). All of them occured because he didn't whistle fouls or out for Zvezda. Mazeika refused to talk with players - he decided everything to solve with the cards. I dislike that approach. Mostly after his small mistakes he gave yellow cards for small protests. Furthermore, he missed foul in very dangerous situation for Zvezda close to PK area in 1st overtime, and in 2nd overtime missed also clear foul for Kobenhavn at 17 meters from the goal (and he was very close, strange that he didn't see it). At the penalty shoutout, after first Zvezda penalty, Kobenhavn goalkeeper was jumping, strongly shaked the bar and player hit the bar from the penalty. I don't know whether this is by the rules (before 3rd penalty, he warn goalkeeper not to do the same, but to stay on the line!!! All in all, one important mistake, at least 6-7 smaller mistakes (two of them important), correct RCs - for me not more than 7,8.

    1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=5&v=vV0TZHaKvSk
      Missed penalty in 1st minute.

    2. I forgot: one possible penalty missed for Kobenhavn in the second half for handball (Zvezda player was slightly pushed and the ball hit his stretched arm or shoulder). In second overtime the ball touched Zvezda player's arm (just a small touch), but it was close distance, unexpected ball which went out and referee didn't even give a corner kick (it should be only corner kick - wasn't enough for PK).

  33. Play-Off predictions (VAR in brackets):
    APOEL-Ajax: Orsato (Irrati) / del Cerro Grande (Hernandez)
    Linz-Brugge: Hategan (Gil Manzano) / Skomina (Zwayer)
    Cluj-Slavia: Turpin (Letexier) / Taylor (Attwell)
    Olympiacos-Krasnodar: Zwayer (Dankert) / Kuipers (Makkelie)
    Zagreb-Rosenborg: Cakir (Marciniak) / Brych (Dingert)
    Bern-Crvena Zvedza: Kassai (van Boekel) / Rocchi (Guida)

    1. I would like to see Skomina in Young Boys-Crvena zvezda! Kuipers, Turpin, Oliver, Rocchi, Hategan also, but not Kassai please.

  34. Highlights of Craig Pawson's performance in Ajax - PAOK


    Ruddy Buquet (France) 8.4

    15.30 (0-1 DZG)

    23.15 FTC 17 yellow card for reckless tackle.

    25.00 DZG 5 yellow card for reckless foul.

    27.05 DZG 8 yellow card for reckless tackle.

    (-) 36.30 Missed yellow card (FTC 33) for reckless tackle.

    46.20 (0-2 DZG)

    54.20 (0-3 DZG)

    57.40 FTC 17 should receive (second) yellow card for reckless foul.(Not a black and white mistake).

    67.50 FTC 17 received (second) yellow card and sent off for illegal use of arm.Even I don’t agree with this one but supportable call IMO.

    78.15 (0-4 DZG)

    (+) 87.30 Correct penalty was given for (DZG) tripping.Penalty missed.

    90.10 DZG 10 yellow card for reckless tackle.

    1. IMO
      25:00 and 27:05 absolutely wrong YC. It was an easy going match, but if it is a challenging game and he had choosen this disciplinary control it means he had 10-15 YC in this game.
      The second YC 67.50 is absolutely wrong, and it is sure. He didnt use his elbow it was not a reckless, he just jumped in RAP it is NO card.

      The penalty for DZG is interesting, but maybe acceptable, no clear replay. In my opinion it was not Buquet's night. IMO it was a poor performance.

    Ivan Bebek (Croatia) 7.9

    05.00 (1-0 DYN)

    08.45 BRU 35 yellow card for dissent.Referee could avoid this yellow card by giving strong verbal warning.

    21.40 BRU 77 yellow card for reckless tackle.Referee could manage the situation without showing yellow card .

    37.25 (1-1 BRU)

    49.20 (2-1 DYN)

    54.15 DYN 16 yellow card for reckless tackle.

    56.10 DYN 44 yellow card for holding.

    59.40 DYN 26 yellow card for handball/SPA.

    77.55 BRU 14 yellow card for step on leg.No red card for me because no brutality.

    (+) 81.15 Correct (second) yellow card and sent off for SPA (DYN 26)

    (-) 83.00 BRU 35 received (second) yellow card and sent off for foul on GK. IMO yellow card was not needed. It had to be only DFK.

    85.00 BRU 20 yellow card for dissent.

    87.40 (2-2 BRU)

    92.15 (3-2 DYN)

    94.55 (3-3 BRU) BRU 80 yellow card for taking shirt off/goal celebration.

    1. 94' Great no offside call by AR during last Brugge's goal.

    Daniel Siebert (Germany)

    30.30 APO 10 yellow card for reckless challenge.

    (+) 32.40 Correct penalty for APO (tripping) (0-1 APO).

    36.50 QAR 5 should receive yellow card for reckless tackle.

    63.00 QAR 4 yellow card for reckless tackle.

    67.20 (0-2 APO)

    90.20 QAR 20 yellow card for holding. APO 11 yellow card for dissent?

    92.55 QAR 20 received (second) yellow card for SPA.

  38. 2 RC's from Bbek's match are around 2:06.


    Gediminas Mažeika (Lithuania)

    (-) 00.35 Missed penalty for CZV and missed yellow card for FCK 10.

    05.25 CZV 19 yellow card for illegal use of arm.

    16.50 (0-1 CZV)

    26.40 FCK 14 yellow card for illegal use of arm.CZV goalkeeper yellow card for dissent?

    36.55 CZV 26 yellow card for step on foot.

    44.00 (1-1 FCK)

    52.45 Correctly disallowed CZV goal for offside (AR1).

    53.20 CZV 19 received correct (second) yellow card for illegal use of arm.

    57.25 CZV 14 should receive yellow card for reckless tackle.

    79.50 FCK 2 yellow card for delay the restart of the game.

    87.50 FCK 16 yellow card tactical foul.

    106.50 FCK yellow card for dissent.

    109.40 CZV 10 yellow card for not respecting 9.15 meters before the corner kick is taken.

    (-) 109.55 Missed penalty for FCK (handball).

    111.30 Missed clear foul just outside of penalty area.

    111.50 FCK 16 received (second) yellow card and sent off for holding offence.

    Penalties CZV.

    Serdar Gözübüyük (Netherlands) 8.3

    02.00 RBK 8 should receive yellow card for illegal use of arm.Referee didn’t whistle for a foul

    16.00 RBK 25 yellow card for holding

    38.50 RBK 8 yellow card for reckless tackle

    45+1 (0-1 MAR)

    53.00 (1-1 RBK)

    60.10 (2-1 RBK)

    (-) 71.55 Missed yellow card MAR 10 holding.

    80.20 (3-1 RBK)

    90.55 MAR goal disallowed.The ball comes outside after the corner kick was taken.(No clear replay) (AR2).

  41. Thanks to our user RF, below I can present some clips from selected games:

    => Ferencvárosi TC - GNK Dinamo, Ruddy Buquet

    Full Refereeing Highlights can be found in the link below.


    => Qarabağ FK - APOEL FC, Daniel Siebert

    30.30 APO 10 yellow card for reckless challenge.

    (+) 32.40 Correct penalty for APO (tripping) (0-1 APO).

    36.50 QAR 5 should receive yellow card for reckless tackle.

    63.00 QAR 4 yellow card for reckless tackle.

    67.20 (0-2 APO)

    90.20 QAR 20 yellow card for holding. APO 11 yellow card for dissent?

    92.55 QAR 20 received (second) yellow card for SPA.

  42. LINZER ASK vs BASEL 1893
    Əliyar Ağayev (Azerbaijan) 7.8

    03.40 LASK 7 should receive yellow card.

    (-) 36.58 Missed penalty for BAS.Goalkeeper should receive yellow card for reckless tackle.Referee decision was play on.
    Referee should’ve been 
    thought GK touched the ball but he wasn’t.

    50.30 LASK 26 yellow card for holding.

    58.50 (1-0 LASK)

    62.40 BASEL 14 yellow card for reckless tackle.

    (-) 77.30 Missed yellow card LASK 26 for off the ball offence/holding.

    79.20 (1-1 BASEL)

    88.20 (2-1 LASK)

    93.00 (3-1 LASK)

    Robert Madden (Scotland) 8.5

    34.52 Incorrect play on decision.Offside decision should be given(AR1)...OGSO situation.

    35.24 BAS 44 yellow card for tactical foul.

    54.18 (1-0 OLY)

    57.55 OLY 3 yellow card for reckless tackle.

    61.05 BAS 3 yellow card for holding-SPA.

    69.30 OLY goal correctly disallowed for offside (AR1).

    69.50 OLY 14 yellow card for SPA.

    74.30 Possible penalty situation for handball(BAS).Unexpected ball,natural arm.Correct play on.

    (+) 76.15 Correct penalty decision for OLY. (2-0 OLY)

    81.40 BAS 80 should receive yellow card for reckless - Step on foot.

  44. AJAX vs PAOK
    Craig Pawson (England) 8.6

    22.40 (1-0 PAOK)

    25.00 AJAX 21 yellow card for reckless tackle.

    (+) 29.40 Correct penalty decision for AJAX.Penalty missed.

    (+) 40.50 Correct penalty decision for (AJAX) handball. (1-1 AJAX).

    49.40 PAOK 7 yellow card for reckless.

    53.40 PAOK GK yellow card for dissent.

    59.40 AJAX 28 yellow card for tactical foul.

    64.03 PAOK 23 yellow card for reckless tackle (The card shown after the advantage).

    77.20 AJAX possible penalty situation. Both players hold each other.

    78.10 (2-1 AJAX )

    (-) 80.40 Missed yellow card for AJAX 9 illegal use of arm.

    (+) 83.00 Correct penalty decision in favour of AJAX. PAOK 3 yellow card (3-1 AJAX).

    93.00 (3-2 PAOK) AJAX GK yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

    Marco Guida (Italy) 8.4

    02.00 (0-1 KRA)

    03.32 FCP possible penalty situation for handball. Play on correct decision. Arm stick to body. Ball comes to chest.

    11.45 (0-2 KRA)

    33.20 (0-3 KRA)

    38.00 KRA 77 yellow card for tactical foul.

    44.41 KRA 52 yellow card for SPA.

    51.52 FCP 11 yellow card for reckless tackle.

    56.20 (1-3 FCP)

    60.16 FCP 16 yellow card for reckless tackle.

    74.45 KRA possible penalty situation.Correct play on.No contact.

    75.50 (2-3 FCP)

    80.59 KRA 89 yellow card for tactical foul.

    94.00 FCP 20 and KRA 5 yellow card after mass-confrontation.

  46. CELTIC vs CFR 1907 CLUJ
    Andris Treimanis (Latvia) 7.9

    (-) 07.40 Missed penalty for CFR. Careless tackle.

    26.23 (0-1 CFR)

    34.34 CFR 99 should receive yellow card for reckless tackle.

    35.00 CEL possible penalty situation for handball. Correct play on.Natural position.

    39.03 CFR 99 yellow card for reckless tackle.

    40.31 CEL 33 yellow card for SPA.

    41.40 Player has already yellow card.But Only DFK correct decision.Careless foul.

    50.02 (1-1 CEL)

    60.26 (2-1 CEL)

    62.10 CFR 10 yellow card for dissent.

    (+) 71.40 Correct penalty decision for (CFR) handball.(2-2 CFR).

    75.05 (3-2 CEL)

    79.55 (3-3 CFR)

    87.05 CFR GK yellow card for time wasting.

    87.55 Quick free-kick should be retaken instead of throw-in decision.

    96.06 (3-4 CFR) Correct goal decision no offside.

  47. RF, after having covered all games (if I'm not wrong) let me thank you again. Your work is excellent. Please find below the two potential penalty incidents in Porto - Krasnodar (thank to your notes):

    I think assessed by AR2, quite difficult if not impossible for referee, teamwork.

    Ok PLAY ON, but maybe even simulation? Possible YC?


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