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Lionel messi has been handed a two match ban for his red card offense in barcelona s super cup final defeat to athletic bilbao on sunday.
Lionel messi red card against atletico bilbao. Messi s first red card in 753 games for barcelona followed. Barca boss koeman defends messi after red card in supercopa loss january 18 2021 03 20 ronald koeman reflected on lionel messi s dismissal and barcelona s defeat to athletic bilbao in sunday s final. Slow motion footage of lionel messi s red card punch on asier villalibre has emerged with some thinking the decision was incredibly harsh.
Photo lionel messi checks for villalibre s pulse in hilarious reaction to violent conduct that led to red card for barcelona in final defeat to athletic bilbao january 18 2021 18 36 fc. Barcelona boss ronald koeman understands after athletic bilbao red card lionel messi was sent off as barcelona lost 3 2 to athletic bilbao in their spanish super cup final defeat on. And now referee jesus gil manzano has opened up on his decision.
Bagu blanco shutterstock lionel messi stands over asier villalibre after felling the athletic bilbao player. Lionel messi s red card in barcelona s spanish super cup defeat to athletic bilbao on sunday has been a major talking point. Lionel messi gets first red card of club career as fc barcelona defeated by athletic bilbao in spanish super cup.
Barcelona manager ronald koeman has defended lionel messi over the club icon receiving the first red card of his club career for punching an opponent in the spanish super cup final. In the team s 3 2 loss to athletic bilbao in the final of the spanish super. Lionel messi could be hit with a ban of up to 12 games following his red card in the spanish super cup on sunday.