Spain: Barca boss dismisses VAR controversy in Leganes win

Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde saw no issues with Luis Suarez's goal, despite controversy, in the Catalan side's 3-1 victory over Leganes at the Nou Camp on Sunday. The Uruguayan striker appeared to foul the goalkeeper when following up Lionel Messi's free-kick. Ivan Cuellar was furious when the decision was upheld by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR). «I thought it was a goal,» he told... Еще reporters at a post-match press conference. «What can I say? «Everyone will have their own point of view on it but if the referee gave it, then it is a goal. «With VAR, the controversy still doesn't end; it is a clear goal, like a grand piano. Osumane Dembele gave the champions a first-half lead before Martin Braithwaite tapped in the equaliser. Luis Suarez put Barca back in front and super-sub Messi added a third in stoppage time. Barcelona restored their five-point lead at the top of La Liga, ahead of second-placed Atletico Madrid and third-placed Real Madrid.

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