‘Unbelievable’ - Real Madrid’s Marco Asensio vents fury after costly penalty vs Girona

Real Madrid star Marco Asensio has taken to social media late on Sunday, to vent his frustrations on the back of the club’s meeting with Girona.

This comes on the back of an altogether disappointing day’s work for Carlo Ancelotti’s troops.

Los Blancos were back in action a short time ago, eyeing a return to winning ways after being put to the sword in a Champions League meeting with RB Leipzig during the week.

When all was said and done, however, Real, ultimately, were forced to settle for a share of the spoils.

This came as Vinicius Jr’s opener 20 minutes from time was swiftly cancelled out by Cristhian Stuani, en route to an eventual 1-1 stalemate at the Bernabeu.

Girona’s comeback, though, did not come without its controversies.

Amid a chaotic close to proceedings in the Spanish capital, Rodrygo saw what would have proven an 89th-minute Real winner disallowed, before Toni Kroos was shown a red card for the first time in his career.

And even this only came after the visitors’ equaliser came by way of a heavily scrutinised penalty call.

Ten minutes from time, a lengthy VAR check at the Bernabeu culminated in the decision being made that Marco Asensio was guilty of a hand ball infringement in the Blancos’ penalty area, before Stuani made no mistake with his ensuing effort from 12 yards.

And now, as alluded to above, Asensio himself has made clear his feelings regarding the call.

Taking to his official Twitter account, the Spanish international delivered a crystal clear message to the powers that be in La Liga, adamant that, by the laws of the game, he did no wrong:

‘Definition of NO HAND that they explain to us at the beginning of the season… Unbelievable that today...’

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