Gremio suffered a touching defeat at home against Corinthians Paulista with a single goal in an exciting match, in the 18th round of the Brazilian Football League.
The events of the match began after striker Joe scored the goal for the visitors in the 79th minute. The hosts’ players protested against the goal, especially the player Maicon who lost his mind, which led to Ricardo Marquez Ribeiro, the referee, showing the red card in the player’s face.
And matters were made worse by a controversial arbitration case in the fatal time in the penultimate minute of the original time of the meeting, where Gremio striker Diego de Souza Andrade was fouled by the opponent’s goalkeeper outside the penalty area, and the striker demanded to show the red card in the face of the goalkeeper, but The referee only gave a yellow card.
Souza withdrew the “stealing” of the yellow card from the referee’s hand in protest against his decision, and refused to return it to him, but the referee surprised him by taking out another yellow card from his pocket, and it seems that he was merciful to the “thief” and did not present the yellow card in his face because of his act, according to records. the match.
‘Return my card’
“You could be if I had another”
Diego Sousa got the yellow card and complained a lot and didn’t want to return it to referee Ricardo Marquez Ribeiro!
An intriguing scene in Corinthians’ 1-0 win over Gremio pic.twitter.com/UtvoZcV0U2
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Corinthians Paulista raised his score after this victory to 27 points, and advanced to sixth place in the league standings.
While Gremio’s balance after this defeat stopped at 16 points and occupies the eighteenth place on the league standings.
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