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Spanish FA starts investigation on Pique's comments about officiating

Wed 10 February 2021 | 14:07

The Spanish FA have opened an inquiry concerning Barcelona center-back Gerard Pique's remarks about authorities in the nation preferring Real Madrid.

A week ago, a Diario Sport report suggested that the 34-year-old defender gambled a boycott of somewhere in the range of four and 12 matches – and a charge between €600-3k for the remarks, which straightforwardly scrutinized the trustworthiness of authorities and their own inclination. 

The Integrity Department of the Spanish FA's Competition Committee are presently researching the comments which could land the Blaugrana defender in trouble. 

It follows on from a meeting the previous Spain worldwide Pique directed with Post United, which was a generally laid-back discussion where the Pique talked frankly, in statements conveyed by Marca:

"The other day a former referee said that 85% of the referees favour Real Madrid. How are they not going to whistle in favour of Real Madrid?

"Even unconsciously, how are they not going to give more decisions to give more decisions to one side than the other? And I respect the professionalism of the referees and I know they try to do their best job, but when a moment of doubt comes…"

Cadiz chairman

Manuel Vizcaíno

is also the subject of an investigation by the Competition Committee for his remarks about VAR's utilization by referees against his club this season.

 

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