The Spanish judge had a muscle problem after finishing the Champions League match between Bayern Munich and PSG and will miss his sixth Classic. His replacement will be Jesús Gil Manzano.
Referee Antonio Miguel Mateu Lahoz had a muscle injury and will not be able to direct this Saturday’s classic between the Real Madrid and the Barcelona to be played at 16 (Argentine time) at the Stadium Alfredo Di Stefano by date 30 of the Spanish contest. His replacement will be Jesús Gil Manzano.
In a short statement, the Real spanish soccer federation noted: “The Arbitration Committee of the Professional Competition (CACP) the appointment of referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz has changed due to muscle injury, a collegiate initially appointed to direct the meeting between Real Madrid CF–FC Barcelona of matchday 30 of the First Division “.
Unlike his colleague, Mateu Lahoz was going to direct his sixth classic, but was injured during the match of Champions League Come in Bayern Munich y PSG. In order to Gil Manzano will be the second in his history after having debuted in the First Division during the 2012/13 season. His first derby was Merengue’s 3-1 victory at the Santiago Bernabéu on date 9 of the 2014/15 Spanish tournament with goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, Pepe Y Benzema. Neymar scored for the Blaugranas.
The referee directed in 31 games to Casablanca with a balance of 25 victorias, 3 draws Y same amount of falls. While in front of Barcelona They were 20 matches called with a total of 11 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses. Also, in the current season expelled Lionel Messi in the final of the Spanish Super Cup against the Athletic Bilbao. That was the first expulsion of 10 with the culé shirt.
Facing the match to be played on the Spanish night, the culé team arrives in second position with 65 points and, two points behind, Real Madrid remains one step below. If he wins the Merengue, he will equal Atlético de Madrid at the top, who must play his game on Sunday against Betis. If Lionel Messi’s team takes all three points, they will surpass the Colchonero on the tip for two units until you play your match.