Alexey Eskofot: Kirill Venediktov / Wikimedia
Football referee Alexey Eskov broadcast “Match TV” commented the second penalty against Spartak Moscow in the first round match of the Russian Premier League (RPL) against the “Sochi” and called its cancellation is impossible.
Eskov worked on the game as videoassistance chief judge (VAR). According to him, to influence the decision of the main referee Vasily Kazartseva about the penalty he could not because the existing Protocol.
On August 10 the head of the Russian football Union (RFU) Alexander Dyukov persuaded the owner of “Spartak” Leonid Fedun to leave the team in RPL. That red-and-white can refuse to participate in further rally, Fedun said immediately after the match, citing biased officiating.
The meeting “Spartaka” and “Sochi” was held on August 9 in Moscow and ended with the score 2:2. The red-white fought until the last minute of normal time. A penalty, which was scheduled for 90 minutes, and is implemented by Christian Noboa, has been recognized incorrect. Podojil is the head of the Department of refereeing RFU Viktor Kassai.