AC Milan manager Stefano Pioli has revealed. Why he decided to face the referee. After the Red Devils were defeated by Chelsea in the Champions League last night.
AC Milan manager Stefano Pioli declined to comment on Fikayo Tomori’s red card against Chelsea. But revealed that he ‘Tell the referee’ what he thinks in last night ‘s Champions League group E group stage four with the England defender being shown a red card 18 minutes after the game. To pull Mason Mount in the penalty area, the referee ran to point a penalty. Plus raise a red UFABET card to the 24-year-old defensive line confidently
That left Tomori and AC Milan team-mates stunned at the decision of German referee Daniel Sibert, before they surrounded the referee to convince him to change his mind. But he confirmed the verdict while awarding a penalty to Chelsea, Blues midfielder Jorginho took charge of the killing to give Graham Potter’s side a 1-0 lead at the San Siro and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gave the Blues a 2-0 lead, taking three points back to England and winning two consecutive games against the Italian top-flight.
In a post-match interview , clearly disappointed Pioli said: “I don’t want to criticize anything right now . It seems too obvious.” “I don’t want to comment. I already told the referee what I thought. I don’t speak English very well. But I think he understands.” “We started the game well. until I felt that It was probably a game where we performed well. but with the incident (Tomory’s red card) changes everything. And it became too difficult for us. With a duel against Chelsea with ten players left. But everything is still in our hands. We can still follow the goals that we set. (to qualify for the round of 16),” Pioli said.
But at the same time, former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand is adamant that Sibert did the right thing and it was certainly a red card. “As a young defender You question Tomori. How did you allow yourself to get into that situation?” Ferdinand told BT Sport . “Mount’s movement is great and it’s a foul. Wherever it is on the pitch, rules are rules, they are red cards.
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher questioned the decision. But later deleted his post on Twitter about the incident. “Tomori’s red card was too strong,” he said, “but what happened to the double penalty? Why not just a penalty and not a red card? [Emoji shrugs]” Tomori, who moved from Chelsea to AC. Milan last year Still being mocked by Chelsea fans on social media Media after being shown a red card in the first half