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PSG chief blames poor officiating for PSG’s loss to Madrid
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PSG chief blames poor officiating for PSG’s loss to Madrid

  PSG chairman Nasser Al-Khelafi has blamed Italian referee Gianluca Rocchi for his supposedly poor decisions that went against PSG in the course of their 3:1 defeat to Real Madrid in the first leg of their round of 16 tie at the Bernabeu. The opener on the night was scored by France international Adrien Rabiot, although Cristiano Ronaldo responded with a brace before Marcelo added the third to give the Madrid outfit some cushion before the second leg encounter in France. Whilst speaking with beIN Sports in an interview after the game, Al-Khelafi expressed his dissatisfaction whilst pointing out last year's loss to Barcelona at the Camp Nou. "We can also speak about the referee," Al-Khelaifi said. "Two yellow cards, which were not, and an offside against Kylian [Mbappe] th...