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Di Maria is in conflict with the officials and is at risk of a penalty

Di Maria is in conflict with the officials and is at risk of a penalty

a The Portuguese Association of Football Referees (APAF) filed a complaint against Angel Di Maria on Saturday, following criticism of the performance of the refereeing team, led by Fabio Verissimo, in Benfica's 2-1 defeat to Sporting.

According to Saturday's edition of A Bola, the topic of discussion is a text posted by the Argentine international, on social media, in which he wrote that “what happened was clear to everyone”, and that the Reds were “united against everyone”.

In response to the goal disallowed by the 36-year-old striker, in the 76th minute of the first leg of the Portuguese Cup semi-final, due to Kasper Tingstedt's offside, which prompted him to ask the referee for an explanation. After the final whistle.

This is the second time in less than a month that the organization has sent a case against a Club da Luz player to the Disciplinary Board of the Portuguese Football Federation, exacerbating the risk of possible punishment.

The first, remember, came from saying that the team plays “against everyone”, referring to the work done by Luis Godinho, in the 2-2 draw during the trip to Guimarães, against Vitoria, last February 11.

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