Referee Simon Marciniak will referee Saturday’s match between Argentina and Australia in the framework of the 1/8 final of the World Cup in Qatar in Qatar. The Argentine media is not satisfied with the choice of referee for this match. They have bad memories with Pole. They remember that he refereed matches many times F.C.Bwhen he played it Leo Messi He did not lead the competition in the way of the Argentine national team.
Argentina is afraid of Marciniac
The Polish referee worked on the “Albicelestes” match in 2018, when the World Cup began with an unexpected 1-1 draw with Iceland. then Messi He missed the penalty kick, and the Argentine media did not positively assess the work of our referee.
Marciniak has been in charge of two matches for Barcelona Champions League In the 2016/2017 season. There were two strong defeats – against PSG in the round of 16 (0-4) and Juventus in the quarter-finals (0-3). In both cases, the “Blaugrana” players, led by Messi, complained about his work and decisions. They believed that he was greatly harming the Catalans. And the Argentine “La Jacita” wrote directly: “Messi remembers him badly.”
The diaries indicate that Marciniak often dictated “eleven”, which may be the biggest problem for “Albicelestes”. We read: “He has a very high rate of penalties taken. There is one in every 2.25 matches.” It has also been calculated that Marciniak has referred to the lime 244 times in 549 matches throughout his refereeing career.
However, “La Gaceta” finds room for praise for it Marciniac. He appreciates his rapid development as a referee. He asserts that since he became an international referee in 2014, he has reached the European summit in the blink of an eye. “Since then, his career has taken off,” she said.
To date, Marciniak has officiated only one match in Qatar. In the second round of the group stage, France defeated Denmark 2: 1 and secured promotion to the knockout stage of the World Cup, and the Pole received high marks for his work.
Argentina – Australia match at 20:00.
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