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Kai Havertz’s penalty re-take is a joke: Jude Bellingham after Dortmund crash out of Champions League

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India Today Sports Desk

Champions League: Borussia Dortmund had been knocked out of the European match after shedding to Chelsea 2-0 on Tuesday night, 7 March.

New Delhi,UPDATED: Mar 8, 2023 11:20 IST

Dotrmund gamers conflict with referee throughout their Champions League sport with Chelsea. (AP Photo)

By India Today Sports Desk: Borussia Dortmund star Jude Bellingham has lashed out on the referee after his membership acquired knocked out of the Champions League within the Round of 16 towards Premier League membership Chelsea. Dortmund regardless of coming into the match with a 1-0 lead into the second leg, misplaced 0-2 towards the Premier League aspect. The remaining blow to Dortmund got here by way of a controversial penalty, which Kai Havertz transformed within the 53rd minute of the sport.

Havertz missed his penalty the primary time, nevertheless, the referee deemed that the penalty wanted to be retaken since gamers had encroached into the field earlier than the ball was hit. Bellingham lashed out on the resolution after the sport, stating that permitting Kai Havertz to re-take his penalty was a “joke”.

Dortmund received the primary leg at house 1-0 however a first-half objective by Raheem Sterling and a controversial penalty by Havertz handed them a 2-0 defeat within the second leg at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday as they crashed out of the final 16 2-1 on combination.

Chelsea got a penalty within the second half after a cross from Ben Chilwell smacked into the outstretched hand of Dortmund defender Marius Wolf.

Havertz hit the publish from the spot however the penalty was re-taken after VAR alerted the referee that Dortmund gamers had encroached into the realm. In his second attempt, Havertz went on to attain, sending Chelsea into the quarter-finals.

“I’m not sure what more he can do with his hand,” Bellingham instructed BT Sport, referring to Wolf. “That in itself was disappointing and the fact that they’ve had a retake, I think it’s a joke.

“For each penalty, particularly when you might have such a gradual run-up, there’s going to be individuals encroaching into the field by a yard or so. He has made the choice and now we have to stay with it.”

Ben Chilwell and Joao Felix had been in entrance of everybody else pulling the Dortmund Players within the field however the referee determined to present Havertz a retake within the title of encroachment
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Dortmund coach Edin Terzic stated his crew would chorus from complaining.

“If a decision takes about five or six minutes then it’s not easy to make a call,” Terzic stated.

“But as the manager of the team, I’m responsible for the performance of the team and staff, but not the performance of the referee. We didn’t speak about the referee a lot last week and we won’t start with that tonight.”

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Kingshuk Kusari

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Mar 8, 2023