Italian football, cum PSG midfielder Marco Verratti is currently facing a prospect ban following his X-rated rant after his side lost to Nantes by a score of 3-1. The Ligue 1 giants were very efficiently beaten by their opposition on Saturday night. Nantes scored all their 3 goals before halftime, in the 4th, 16th, and 45+6th minute respectively, but thanks to Neymar that he made the score a bit respectable when he scored the first goal for PSG just after the half-time in the 47th minute.
Though PSG faced their second defeat of the season but left raging Nantes escaped a red card despite performing multiple fouls on Kylian Mbappe, and in one of them, the referee gave him the same, however, VAR overturned the decision.
Marco Verratti in this regard
After the match, Marco Verratti told Canal+ that the referee should have given Appiah a second yellow card for the foul he did to the PSG star Mbappe. Marco Verratti clearly stated that – “How is it possible not to give him the yellow? We got s*** on by the referees!”
Leonardo, the sporting director of PSG also complained about the same regarding the standards of officiating. The Brazilian Chief of PSG said in this regard that the referee should have controlled better. The fouls which are committed, because of that, their players might rule out, if it becomes severe.
Mauricio Pochettino in this regard
Mauricio Pochettino, the PSG boss said that they did some good things in the attack, but didn’t control the defensive transitions in the match. There were certainly a lot of mistakes. He also added that they need to separate things as they didn’t lose the game because of the referee and also said that he understands the frustration of the players and the sporting director.