Uruguayan player angry after being ruled out of FIFA World Cup 2022, punches VAR screen, watch video
New Delhi: Uruguay were on Friday crashed out of the FIFA World Cup 2022 despite a 2-0 win over Ghana in their last Group H match. Uruguay finished third in their group with four points. South Korea also had four points, but qualified for the last 16 by scoring two more goals than Uruguay in the group stage.
This dispute came to the fore
However, a dispute regarding the goal also came to the fore in the match. A penalty was denied in the 57th minute after Ghanaian defender Daniel Amarte collided with Uruguayan striker Darwin Nunez inside the box. The Uruguayan players were hoping for another goal, but they could not digest being out of the World Cup. After the end of the match, he was seen in an altercation with German referee Daniel Siebert. Siebert did not reverse his decision of not awarding the penalty even after being asked to review it using the video assistant referee (VAR).
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Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani got so angry with this. When he was returning to the dressing room, he punched down the VAR display screen. The controversial video of him tearing down the VAR screen went viral on social media.
shown yellow cards
Uruguay’s Edinson Cavani and José María Jiménez were shown yellow cards for altercations with the match referee. Uruguay star Luis Suarez broke down in tears after a disappointing World Cup exit. It is being said that this could be his last appearance in the tournament. South Korea produced a surprise performance to beat Portugal 2–1. Both teams have entered the round of 16. In the knockout stage, Portugal will face Switzerland while South Korea will face Brazil.