Persib Assumed Referee Too Rush for End Match

Persib Assumed Referee Too Rush for End Match
Persib vs Persija referee, Evans Shaun Robert when protested by Persib player /
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SOLO - The classic duel between Persib Bandung and Persija Jakarta leaves a stifling result for the Maung Bandung side. Persib declared lost 0-1 in the 33rd week of League 1 continued at Manahan Stadium, Solo on Friday (3/11).

The Australian referee, Evans Shaun Robert with his privileg stopping the match because of protests posted Maung Bandung squad in the 83rd minute.

From the beginning, the game actually went very tense. Although not able to perform at Patriot Chandrabhaga Stadium, Persija still able to show the best game coupled with fierce resistance from Maung Bandung.

In addition to quality, the game also runs in a pretty loud situation. In the eighth minute Rudi Widodo offense that makes Kim Jeffrey Kurniawan unable to continue the game. In this violation, Rudi is only punished with a yellow card.

Persib himself had got a goal in the first half through Ezechiel N'Douassel header but the referee canceled the goal because it is not yet entered into the goal.
Persib Assumed Referee Too Rush for End Match
In the second half, Persija awarded a penalty that can be completed by Bruno Lopes. Goal that became the only goal that created in this fight.

Yellow card finally obtained by Vladimir Vujovic for violating Bruno Lopes. Vujovic also protested and immediately rewarded a red card by the referee.

The players and the ranks of coach Persib had protested. On that basis, the referee led by Evans Shaun Robert decided the game was over in the 84th minute with the score 1-0 for excellence Persija Jakarta.

As per Laws of The Game FIFA, the referee does have the discretion to stop the match if there is any interference in a match even though the game has not been up to 90 minutes.

Meanwhile, Persib manager Umuh Muchtar revealed if he collects players and ranks of coaches on the sidelines with the intention to negotiate. The team wanted to find ways how to respond to matches with 10 players in the rest of the fight.

"We all want to continue the game, I just want to negotiate first. I'm collect all the players and coaches," said Umuh as reported from

Umuh was surprised when the referee immediately ended the match by blowing a long whistle in the new action running 84 minutes. At the time he and the Maung Bandung squad was gathered on the side of the field.

"But suddenly when we talk, the referee in the middle immediately blew the whistle (the sign of the fight was over)," he said.

With this result, Persib is still ranked 11th with 41 points while Persija Jakarta up one strip to 5th position after collecting 58 points.
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