In the semi-final of the DFB-Pokal match between Werder Bremen and Bayern Munich, caused a shaking Daniel Seibert for the head, and red heads. The Impartial had whistled a Penalty for the guests, the highly was controversial. Bavaria Kingsley Coman had decided to fall down after a slight touch by Gebre Selassie in the box, what Seibert consult immediately and without video images – on the spot.
Video referee-in-chief Jochen Drees admitted in a statement on the DFB Homepage, a wrong decision of the referee. The controversial Situation would not lead to a Penalty, writes Drees. "From the referee a technical point of view, we consider the penalty decision for not correct," said the Statement.
Drees criticised the communication between the referee Daniel Siebert and Video-referee Robert Kampka. Without going into Details Drees comes to the judgment that the communication "has not expired". Drees explained that there must have been at the scene of the Bremen Selassie touches the Munich Coman easy to a so-called On-Field-Review – so that referee Siebert the Situation itself again to view.
"not Necessarily On-Field-Review"
"We expect that the Video-wizard makes a professional assessment of whether a Situation in a clearly criminal or non-criminal area. And whether there is a false perception of the arbitrator. One of the factors from the point of view of the Video wizard is obviously not the case, it needs to come to an On-Field Review, the referee may, on the basis of the video images in the Review Area of this assessment independently, and then make a decision. In the DFB Cup semi final match between SV Werder Bremen and the FC Bayern München this is in the 78. Minute of the game, not been the case, unfortunately," the statement said.
By the penalty spot, Robert Lewandowski struck for the decisive 3:2 for Bayern. After the game, Bremen's players criticised the decision, FC Bayern President Uli Hoeness defended, especially the penalty. Bayern coach Niko Kovac said that they could not complain if the penalty would not blow the whistle.
Will be criticized from different sides: referee David Siebert after his controversial Penalty decision in the Bremen. (Picture: Martin Rose) (Süddeutsche Zeitung)
Created: 26.04.2019, 09:22 PM