Tag: gabriel jesus equalizer


Vinicius slams referee at UCL defeat to City

Real Madrid star Vinicius has hit out at the referee after their 2:1 defeat to Manchester City in the first leg of their R16 UEFA Champions League tie on Wednesday night. The Los Blancos took the lead on the night through Isco despite City's impressive display. However, they couldn't hold on to the lead as things went wrong for the hosts in the latter stages. Gabriel Jesus scored the equalizer for the Citizens and despite protests from Real Madrid players for a supposed push on Sergio Ramos, the goal stood. A foul on Raheem Sterling in the penalty box resulted in a penalty that Kevin De Bruyne coolly slotted past Thibaut Courtois to give the visitors a 2:1 lead. Sergio Ramos subsequently received his marching orders in the game after bringing down Gabriel Jesus as the last man and Vi...