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Sergio Busquets: Penalty tipped the game in Real Madrid’s favor

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The midfielder was not happy with the decision

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Sergio Busquets admitted Real Madrid’s penalty was the turning point in Barcelona’s Clasico defeat at the Camp Nou.

The game was finely balanced at 1-1 when Sergio Ramos converted from the spot after Clement Lenglet was penalized for a shirt pull on the defender.

Busquets offered his thoughts on the game and the decision after the match.

“The game was balanced in the first half and in the second half we were comfortable and created dangerous chances,” he said.

“The penalty tipped the game in their favour and after scoring it, they were comfortable and able to win the game.

“VAR claims a decision must be very very clear and everyone must agree but today we have been punished. It’s difficult because you see many games and plays like that.

“One from Betis comes to mind much clearer. They say that they have to be very, very clear plays in which everyone must agree and I think today has been too much punishment.”

Source | Marca

Busquets was back in the starting XI for El Clasico after dropping out for the midweek win over Ferencvaros but struggeld against Los Blancos, and it will be interesting to see if he keeps his place next time out against Juventus.