Referee Taylor, who sent off Bento, was excluded from the World Cup final… What happened?
Referee Anthony Taylor (England), who dismissed coach Paulo Bento (Portugal) in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar Group H second match between Korea and Ghana, was excluded from the World Cup final assignment.
On the 17th (hereinafter Korean time), British media Daily Mail reported that referee Taylor was excluded from the 2022 FIFA World Cup final in Qatar, where Argentina and France face off, for ‘historical reasons’.
On the 16th, FIFA officially announced that Simon Marchiniak, a Polish national, will be the referee for the final. As assistant referees, Pawel Sokolnitsky and Tomasi Listskievich of the same nationality were assigned.
According to the Daily Mail, referee Taylor was excluded from the nomination for referee for the final. Referee Taylor served as the referee for the second round of Group H between Korea and Ghana, and ended the match without proceeding with the corner kick Korea won just before the end of the match, sparking controversy.
In particular, he blew a red card to coach Bento for protesting the sudden end of the game and sent him off. In the end, coach Bento had to watch the final match against Portugal from the stands.
Referee Taylor also ordered the game to end without completing extra time in the third group F match between Croatia and Belgium. 스포츠토토 In addition to the extra time given, it was evaluated that it made a decision that did not fit the style of this competition to grant ‘substantial’ extra time.
However, the reason Taylor was excluded from the final was not the style of the match, but the hostility between England and Argentina over the Falkland Islands.
The Falklands War was a war fought in 1982 by Argentina claiming sovereignty over the Falkland Islands. About 700 Argentine soldiers and 250 British soldiers were killed in the war.
The Daily Mail said, “Taylor was excluded from the final assignment due to national historical concerns,” and “FIFA prioritizes neutrality among officials regarding referee assignments, and it seems that Argentine referees are also prohibited from being assigned to England matches.” “he explained.
Meanwhile, Argentina and France will play the final of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar at 0:00 am on the 19th. Attention is focusing on whether “World Class” Lionel Messi (Paris Saint-Germain)’s “Last Dance” can be completed by winning the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.