«Vergüefa»: Real Madrid indignation with the repetition of the Champions draw wins echo – Champions League

The ‘Marca’ cover reveals the irritation of the meringues, who had met Benfica and will now face Paris SG

Real Madrid’s indignation the repetition of the draw for the round of 16 of the Champions League, following an error with the pots, had already been manifested throughout the day by the club. Now, the cover of ‘Brand’ gives more echo to the merengue revolt, with an expression used internally in the sequence of technical problem that forced repetition: “wet”. Late in the morning, Real Madrid considered that making the draw again was a “blatant tampering” of the procedure, which initially led to a confrontation with Benfica and, later, with Paris SG. According to the EFE news agency, Real informed UEFA that they were opposed to the full repetition of the draw, claiming that the pairing with Benfica occurred before the errors that motivated the cancellation of the procedure. Emilio Butragueño, director of Institutional Relations merengue, left harsh criticism: “It was surprising, regrettable and very difficult to understand, considering the millions of fans who were waiting for the draw, as well as the entire world of sport.”

Here is the mistake that led UEFA to order a rerun of the Champions draw

It should be remembered that, however, it was Atlético Madrid’s complaints that led to the repetition. Manchester United and Villarreal were initially paired, which could not have happened as they were both opponents in the group stage. With the red devils, possible opponents of ‘Atleti’, irregularly out of the equation (and Liverpool as a possible opponent of the Spaniards, which also could not happen because they were from the same group), the formation of Diego Simeone ‘caught’ Bayern Munich, then protesting…

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