〇Arland City Coach Oscar Pareja lashed out at the referee he had to deal with when he eliminated his side in Round 16 at the Conca Champions.
time he added the referee Said Martinez What was granted was not respected and for him this was decisive in the final 1-1 scoreline, Tigress A ticket to the fourth round.
What happened between Orlando City vs Tigress?
After the first leg of the Round of 16 ended 0-0 in the United States, Tigress Leading but in the final minutes orlando city The score was tied.
With the scoreline at 1–1, the Mexican side secured a place in the next round on away goals and the referee decided to give seven minutes of extra time.
But it ended after 95 minutes. Orlando There is a chance to go to another goal, Pareja criticize the goalkeeper Nahuel Guzman for his time-wasting antics.
Oscar Pareja’s complaints at the press conference
Pareja I decided to use the post-match press conference to express my anger over the situation.
“While we publicly express our admiration and respect for the progress our opponents have made in the competition, only four were played in the last seven minutes and only five were added.” the coach said.
“They have to understand that MLS We are respectful, but not stupid.
“Sometimes they seem to think we are and we are not. We are respectful people when it comes to regulations.”
“I’m not saying that about any other league, much less Mexico, but referees need to understand that we are respectful but not stupid.”