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FC Barcelona was not the main rival of Juventus today

Juventus, playing bad again and lost 2-0 against FC Barcelona on Champions League. There was a factor that significantly influenced the result.

Álvaro Morata
Álvaro Morata

Andrea Pirlo's Juventus continues without improving there game-style and lost 2-0 against FC Barcelona. In the last two games they had played, today against Barcelona and last Saturday against Hellas Verona, Juventus scored 5 goals of which only one was validated. The other 4 were canceled by the VAR. Moreover, all of them to same player: Alvaro Morata.

14 minutes into the first half, Dembélé scored the first goal of the game for FC Barcelona. Two minutes later, Alvaro Morata scored and draw the game for Juventus, but the VAR warned the referee that he was in offside position. The same happened at the 30th minute, after a great pass from Juan Guillermo Cuadrado. Álvaro Morata beat both Barcelona's center-backs and converted to tie the game, but after reviewing the play the VAR determined that he was in offside position once again.

At 57 minutes, already in the second half, Morata tied for Juventus but the VAR again denied him. The Spaniard Juventus forward converted an offside hat-trick. The fans of the Vecchia Signora are very angry with the refereeing since they accuse that the comments prior to the game made by Ronald Koeman, the Barcelona coach, about the use of VAR against them influenced the course of the game.

At the end of the match Juventus defender Merih Demiral saw the red card and minutes later Federico Bernardeschi committed a penalty, which Lionel Messi converted and sealed the 2-0 final score. Juventus will face Ferencváros next Wednesday, on November 4th, for the third week of Group G of the Champions League. Despite the fact that the VAR is playing against him, the team's last performances hasn't been good.

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