Critical Casillas believes that the red card was all destroyed for FC Porto

Critical Casillas believes that the red card was all destroyed for FC Porto

FC Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas was fed up sat night, especially the early red card that team-mate Alex Telles got in the 0-2 lost Champions League match with Juventus.

The 35-year-old Casillas saw his Brazilian team-mate in the 27th minute for the second time in just over a minute to get a yellow card from German referee Felix Brych.

“We lived since the draw in december this season, but the red card destroyed everything,” concluded the goalkeeper who, in 2000, 2002 and 2014 game won the Champions League with Real Madrid.

“Maybe the referee softened slightly and should realize that it was never the intention of Telles was for the opponent to hit.”

According to Casillas, it was there by arbitrator Brych with two sizes measured. “When a player of Juventus, there was at a given moment the same situation, but when there was no red card given.”

Summary FC Porto-Juventus (0-2)


After the red card for Telles saw Casillas, who, with his 174e European duel in the record of former defender Paolo Maldini was, that Juventus benefit from the situation.

“Eleven-man is already difficult against Juventus, let alone ten. The intention of both teams changed. We tried especially to hold back, but Juventus have good players those opportunities to know to create. In two minutes we gave it away,” said the 167-fold) Spanish international.

Twenty minutes before time opened up Marko Pjaca the score in the Estadio do Dragao. Not much later, substitute Dani Alves Juventus’ second goal.

“It is now very difficult. To the return on march 14, we have the league to focus. The next game against Boavista is very important.”

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Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri was obviously a lot happier with the result in Porto. “In the first five minutes we had the difficult, but that was about it. Afterward We had the initiative and handed the sheets out, even when it was eleven against eleven.”

The 49-year-old Italian was in contrast to Casillas that The little advantage of the red card. “Even against ten men you have in large parts of the contest is no advantage if you are in the attack. Porto pulled back, but we have in an intelligent way the spaces are used.”

According to Allegri, there was even more in the barrel. “We had a third goal, but 0-2 is still an excellent result for the return.”

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