'Immediate red card if done to Madrid player': Rayo player brutally fouls Lewandowski, ref gives 0 f**ks
The no-penalty decision on Raphinha received a lot of attention after Barcelona drew with Rayo on Saturday.However, there was another episode in which the Catalans should have had a stonewall penalty.
Xavi praises 'fundamental player' in Rayo draw - not Lewandowski or Pedri
Barcelona coach Xavi has described Frenkie de Jong as a fundamental player for the club.The Spaniard spoke after yesterday's disappointing 1-1 draw with Rayo Vallecano, a game which marked De Jong's return from injury after two months.
Is denied penalty on Raphinha the reason Barca dropped points? Xavi answers
Alfonso Espino's controverisal foul on Raphinha at the end of the second half of the Rayo Vallecano draw sparked outrage among the Barcelona fans. But Xavi didn't quite like the referee's decision not to award Barca with a penalty either.
'He must get decapitated to win a foul!': Barca fan slams referees for bias against one player - not Raphinha
After the 1-1 draw against Rayo Vallecano, Barca fans were fuming at the referees for not giving a penalty after Raphinha was brutally (and most likely, illegally) challenged by Alphonso Espino.However, there's another player who has been suffering from referees' ignorance arguably since his arrival at Barca, and that's Robert Lewandowski, says one Blaugrana fan.
One player who deserves credit for Barca's equalizer v Rayo — not just Balde with Alba-esque run in the box
Florian Lejeune's own goal 82 minutes into the game saw Barcelona narrowly escape defeat against Rayo Vallecano.Alejandro Balde's Alba-esque run into the box and a fine cross to Robert Lewandowski initiated the equalizer.
'Whole planet saw penalty!': Barca fans fuming at VAR ignoring foul on Raphinha
Barcelona could've earned a chance to get all three points against Rayo Vallecano if they had been awarded a penalty for Espino's challenge against Raphinha.Surprisingly, neither the referee nor VAR saw it as a foul, hence the game went on and ended in a 1-1 draw.
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10+ best pics from Barca's final preparations for Rayo game
Barcelona will play against Rayo Vallecano in Vallecas this afternoon in yet another tricky La Liga fixture. The Blaugrana welcomed back the important Frenkie De Jong but there were injury blows to Ter Stegen and Gavi — ruled out for the season.
Carlo Ancelotti reveals reason behind strange Modric-Rodrygo substitution in Rayo Vallecano draw
When asked why he brought off Luka Modric in the 0-0 draw against Rayo Vallecano and replaced him with Rodryo, Carlo Ancelotti said: “I wanted to give width to the field and for Rodrygo to play on the outside to change from a 4-4-2 system to 4-3-3 and put more energy. “Modric played a very complete game.
Spotted: Rudiger loses his mind and almost starts fight with Rayo Vallecano player
Antonio Rudiger might’ve forgotten that he was playing football in the last few minutes of Real Madrid’s 0-0 draw against Rayo Vallecano.In the dying moments of the game, he was involved in a really heated moment with opposition player Florian Lejeune.
3 players impressive, 4 could've done better: Real Madrid players performance tier list for Rayo Vallecano draw
Real Madrid played out a frustrating 0-0 draw against Rayo Vallecano in La Liga on Sunday (November 5).Los Blancos dominated the game and had a number of goal-bound attempts saved by opposition goalkeeper Stole Dimitrievski.
Bellingham's injury 'worse than expected'
Jude Bellingham suffered a dislocated shoulder in the game against Rayo Vallecano last night, reports José Luis Sánchez of El Chiringuito. Given that Bellingham's injury is worse than initially expected, he's now a major doubt for Real Madrid's Champions League clash against Braga on Wednesday.
'Bellingham has a problem': Ancelotti gives Jude injury update
Jude Bellingham appeared to pick up a shoulder injury early in the Rayo game after an opposition player accidentally fell on him.The Englishman was helped by the doctors and kept playing, staying on the pitch for the entirety of the game.