The Italian newspaper “La Gazzetta dello Sport” reported that the European Football Association will make a decisive decision against Turkish referee Shakir, because of fatal mistakes he committed during the match in Milan.
The international referee, Jeunet Shakir, 44, sent Ivorian Frank Kessie, Milanese midfielder, 29 minutes into the first half, for receiving two yellow cards. Italian Stefano Pioli, coach of the Rossoneri team.
According to “La Gazzetta dello Sport”, Shakir and the assistant referee for the video technology “VAR” Abdelkader Pettigen will be suspended, without specifying the terms of the sentence.
The main protest is the decision to award a fifth-minute handball penalty to Milan defender Pierre Kaloulo, calculated instead of the missed, not the other French striker Thomas Lemar, the Atletico Madrid striker.
Milan lost 1-2 to Spanish host Atletico Madrid on Tuesday in the match that brought them together in the second round of the European Champions League group stage.
Portuguese striker Rafael Leao put the hosts ahead with an early goal in the 20th minute, before the Turkish referee sent Casey off the field after just nine minutes.
French striker Antoine Griezmann equalized for the Spanish team late in the 84th minute, and then his colleague, Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez, translated the “questionable” penalty into the winning goal for “Rokhi Blancos” at the deadly moment the meeting breathed his last at the Giuseppe Meazza stadium, on the outskirts of San Siro in Milan.
Milan suffered their second loss in a row, after their first against hosts Liverpool in the first round of the championship, and are currently in fourth place with no points.
While Atlético took its first win of the new season of the Champions League, after signing without goals at home in the first round of the “Champions League”, it occupies second place in Group B with 4 points.