The Chileans are taking fotos of the Argentinan referee Hector Baldassi who sent off Mauricio Isla in the 33nd minute of the game between Chile and Uruguay. I don’t believe it was a second yellow and his sending off changed the game. The Uruguayans won’t be happy with him either as a penalty for hand ball was not given. There were some strange fouls awarded and Mr Baldassi had a terrible game.
El Maestro made a strange sub when he replaced the yellow carded Diego Perez for Alvaro Fernandez from Nacional Montevideo in the 40th minute? Is this a player that Casal needs to sell?
The second half was all Uruguay trying to score and missing incredible chances. Forlan missed a few that still amazes me now.
Uruguay is 5th again and Chile moves to 3rd, Uruguays next game is at home against Brasil.
By the end of the game el Maestro was playing with 4 strikers: Forlan, Suarez, Abreu, Cavani. Chile fought hard to stop the Charruas and tried their luck on the counter attacks. Chile did hit the post in the first half before the sending off. At the end of the game Chile and Uruguay share 2 points and both countries will be hoping they bump into Hector in some dark alley to discuss the game.
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