MILAN – Endless controversies for the slow-motion episode that actually decided the match between Milan and Juventus , valid as the first leg of the Coppa Italia semi-final. At 90 ', on the result of one to zero for Milan with a goal by Rebic, the referee awarded a penalty to Juventus for a hand ball from Calabria on an overhead kick by Cristiano Ronaldo.
Milan-Juventus, referee awarded the penalty to Cristiano Ronaldo after consulting the var.
The black and white players immediately asked loudly for the penalty, while the red and black ones tried to convince the referee by appealing to the involuntary nature of the Calabria gesture. The assistants did not provide the referee with a clear explanation so the referee wanted to go and review the episode on the var monitor placed on the sideline.
After a brief consultation, the referee decided to award Juventus a penalty kick. From eleven meters, Cristiano Ronaldo made no mistake by fixing the result on the final one by one, a result favorable to Juventus in view of the return match which will be played on March 4 at the Allianz Stadium.
Milan will appear in Turin without Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Samu Castillejo and Theo Hernandez. Ibrahimovic and Castillejo were cautioned and warned, while Hernandez was sent off for a second yellow card.
Source: Blitz Quotidiano