Igor Akinfeeva: Valery sharifulin / TASS
Goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev, along with partners in CSKA rejoiced the victory over real Madrid in the Champions League, but the “soul in sadness” due to the removal. This was stated by the Moscow team midfielder Nikola vlašić,, quoted by Sport24.
“Akinfeev in the locker room wasn’t swept? Together with us he rejoiced in this great victory. Of course, in his heart he was sad, because now misses the next match. We will miss our leader, Igor is very important for the team. We will try to win three points in the sake of it,” said vlašić.
He also spoke about the episode in which Keeper got a red card. According to Horvath, the goalkeeper expressed his dissatisfaction to the judge, for which he received a first yellow. Then he spoke not in his direction, but still got the second warning. “Then he said something, but not the judge! And he showed the second card. It was just emotions, no one converts. Apparently, the referee thought that Igor said something to him. I saw this situation,” said vlašić.
Meeting with the “real world” was held on 2 October and ended with the victory of CSKA with the account 1:0. Vlašić, scored the only goal in the second minute.
Akinfeev got a red card in the 95th minute. He will miss the next match of the group stage with the Italian “Roma” which will take place on 23 October in Rome. CSKA can appeal the decision.
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