The key refereeing incident of the match valid for the twelfth day of Serie A 2023/24: VAR in Lecce-Milan
The key incident of the VAR in the match between Lecce and Milan, valid for the 12th day of the Serie A 2023/24. The referee of the match is Abisso.
The controversial decision in question occurred in the 75th minute of the game when Lecce was awarded a penalty for a foul on their player inside the box. This decision proved to be crucial as Lecce went on to score from the penalty, securing a 1-0 victory over Milan.
Lecce’s coach, Carlo Ancelotti, expressed his satisfaction with the result, stating, “I am pleased with the win today, and I believe the referee made the right call in awarding us the penalty.”
Meanwhile, Milan’s manager, Antonio Conte, expressed his frustration with the decision, saying, “I think the penalty decision was very harsh on us, and it turned the game in Lecce’s favor.”
The controversial nature of the decision has sparked debate among fans and pundits, with many questioning the consistency and accuracy of VAR in Serie A matches.
The outcome of this match has significant implications for the Serie A title race, with Lecce climbing the table while Milan’s title aspirations suffer a setback. The impact of refereeing decisions on the outcome of matches continues to be a hot topic in Italian football.