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Barcelona want goal-line technology after 'ghost goal' at Real Betis - ESPN FC;

Barcelona want goal-line technology after 'ghost goal' at Real Betis - ESPN FC

ESPN FCBarcelona want goal-line technology after 'ghost goal' at Real BetisESPN FCBarcelona have called for goal-line technology to be used in La Liga after they were denied a clear goal in their 1-1 draw with Real Betis on Sunday. After Betis had taken a second-half lead through Alex Alegria, Barca thought they had equalised when ...and more »

DAVID SHONFIELD: Bas Dost: An unlikely contender - Irish Examiner;

DAVID SHONFIELD: Bas Dost: An unlikely contender - Irish Examiner

Irish ExaminerDAVID SHONFIELD: Bas Dost: An unlikely contenderIrish ExaminerThe Golden Shoe is a little like the Golden Cleric award, which, if you remember, is a tremendous honour although unfortunately there is no cash prize attached. CLASS ACT: Luis Suarez scores Barcelona's late equaliser in their 1-1 draw against Real ...and more »

Spanish league expects to be using video referees by 2018 - MetroNews Canada;

Spanish league expects to be using video referees by 2018 - MetroNews Canada

MetroNews CanadaSpanish league expects to be using video referees by 2018MetroNews CanadaBarcelona's coach Luis Enrique gestures during La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Betis at the Benito Villamarin stadium, in Seville, Spain on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Miguel Morenatti). By: Tales Azzoni The Associated Press Published ...and more »

Ex-Real Madrid GM Valdano: Barcelona very mediocre against Betis - Tribal Football;

Ex-Real Madrid GM Valdano: Barcelona very mediocre against Betis - Tribal Football

Tribal FootballEx-Real Madrid GM Valdano: Barcelona very mediocre against BetisTribal Football"Barcelona were very mediocre against Betis," he said. "Especially away from home - they seemed far from the excellence of seasons past." As for Luis Enrique's response to the controversy, Valdano was impressed with how he handled the situation.and more »

Barcelona wants goal-line technology and it's pretty easy to see why - CBS sports.com (blog);

Barcelona wants goal-line technology and it's pretty easy to see why - CBS sports.com (blog)

CBS sports.com (blog)Barcelona wants goal-line technology and it's pretty easy to see whyCBS sports.com (blog)Barcelona could only escape Real Betis with a 1-1 draw on Sunday, needing a late goal from Luis Suarez to do so. Luis Enrique's men left Estadio Benito Villamarin with a bad taste in their mouths, knowing they deserved more than just one point, and ...and more »

Barcelona's disallowed goal shows La Liga needs to embrace technology - The Guardian (blog);

Barcelona's disallowed goal shows La Liga needs to embrace technology - The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog)Barcelona's disallowed goal shows La Liga needs to embrace technologyThe Guardian (blog)Luis Suárez insisted the ball 'was in by a metre' after a clear goal was missed by the officials, but the Uruguayan equalised for Barcelona in the 90th minute to salvage a point. Photograph: Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images. La Liga · Sportblog ...and more »

Referee distracts from Barca's awful performance, Klopp's honesty, more - ESPN FC (blog);

Referee distracts from Barca's awful performance, Klopp's honesty, more - ESPN FC (blog)

ESPN FC (blog)Referee distracts from Barca's awful performance, Klopp's honesty, moreESPN FC (blog)In some ways, the fact that referee Alejandro Hernandez Hernandez (who took charge of Real Betis vs. Barcelona) had the officiating day from hell on Sunday, becoming the butt of all criticism and silly jokes of the "so-bad-they-named-him-twice" variety ...and more »

Controversial no-goal for Barcelona sparks Spain's goal-line technology debate - Sports Illustrated;

Controversial no-goal for Barcelona sparks Spain's goal-line technology debate - Sports Illustrated

Sports IllustratedControversial no-goal for Barcelona sparks Spain's goal-line technology debateSports IllustratedBarcelona dropped more points in a 1-1 draw at Real Betis Sunday afternoon, in a match that will go down as the moment the goal-line technology debate got serious in Spain. Barcelona, without Sergio Busquets and Andres Iniesta, was second-best for much ...and more »

Neymar makes his opinion about Barcelona's ghost goal very clear on Instagram - JOE.co.uk;

Neymar makes his opinion about Barcelona's ghost goal very clear on Instagram - JOE.co.uk

JOE.co.ukNeymar makes his opinion about Barcelona's ghost goal very clear on InstagramJOE.co.ukBarcelona were held to a 1-1 draw with Real Betis on Sunday after a frenetic end to the game that could have seen them go temporarily top of the table and put pressure on rivals Real Madrid and Sevilla. However the Catalan side missed out due to a ...and more »

Frustrated Suarez Bemoans Barca's Disallowed Goal - Soccer Laduma;

Frustrated Suarez Bemoans Barca's Disallowed Goal - Soccer Laduma

Soccer LadumaFrustrated Suarez Bemoans Barca's Disallowed GoalSoccer LadumaA frustrated Luis Suarez bemoaned the referee's decision to disallow one of FC Barcelona's goals in the 1-1 draw with Real Betis on Sunday. 10 Superstars Who Snubbed Big-Money Moves To China. The Blaugrana found themselves trailing the game when ...and more »

Marc-Andre ter Stegen urges Barcelona to move on from Real Betis controversy - Eurosport.com AU;

Marc-Andre ter Stegen urges Barcelona to move on from Real Betis controversy - Eurosport.com AU

Eurosport.com AUMarc-Andre ter Stegen urges Barcelona to move on from Real Betis controversyEurosport.com AUBarcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen has urged his side to forget their controversial draw against Real Betis and focus on the formidable challenge of a Copa del Rey semi-final with Atletico Madrid.and more »

Barcelona don't lose when Luis Suárez scores - AS English;

Barcelona don't lose when Luis Suárez scores - AS English

AS EnglishBarcelona don't lose when Luis Suárez scoresAS EnglishSuch a talisman has become the Uruguayan that his scoring attributes are becoming relative to the team's success. He is also very much in the running for the Pichichi. 0. Juan Jiménez Follow · ACTUALIZADO: 30 January 2017 11:59h CET.and more »

Barca Striker Luis Suarez Admits Officials' Failure to Award Clear Goal in Real Betis Draw 'Hurts' - 90min;

Barca Striker Luis Suarez Admits Officials' Failure to Award Clear Goal in Real Betis Draw 'Hurts' - 90min

90minBarca Striker Luis Suarez Admits Officials' Failure to Award Clear Goal in Real Betis Draw 'Hurts'90min​Barcelona striker Luis Suarez admits that the team's 1-1 draw with Real Betis hurts, after they were denied a legitimate goal in the second half. Suarez proved the saviour for his side by scoring a last minute equaliser at the Estadio Benito ...and more »

Shambles In La Liga: Barcelona Robbed Of Clear Goal And Real Betis File Utterly Bizarre Match Report (Photos & Video) - Who Ate All The Pies;

Shambles In La Liga: Barcelona Robbed Of Clear Goal And Real Betis File Utterly Bizarre Match Report (Photos & Video) - Who Ate All The Pies

Who Ate All The PiesShambles In La Liga: Barcelona Robbed Of Clear Goal And Real Betis File Utterly Bizarre Match Report (Photos & Video)Who Ate All The PiesBarcelona lost ground to La Liga leaders Real Madrid at the weekend, with the Catalan giants drawing 1-1 away to Real Betis courtesy of a last-gasp Luis Suarez goal. However, Luis Enrique's side were robbed of another legitimate goal earlier in the ...and more »

Barcelona are robbed of victory as Luis Suarez says the ball was a METRE across the line in draw at Real Betis - Daily Mail;

Barcelona are robbed of victory as Luis Suarez says the ball was a METRE across the line in draw at Real Betis - Daily Mail

Daily MailBarcelona are robbed of victory as Luis Suarez says the ball was a METRE across the line in draw at Real BetisDaily MailThe Barcelona-based press were calling for goal-line technology on Monday morning after the side were denied a clear goal in their 1-1 draw at Real Betis, leaving them four points adrift of leaders Real Madrid. The incident came in the 75th minute of ...and more »

Golden Shoe 2016-17: Top Goalscorers in Europe, Latest Points on January 30 - Bleacher Report

Golden Shoe 2016-17: Top Goalscorers in Europe, Latest Points on January 30Bleacher ReportAs the Premier League made way for the fourth round of the FA Cup over the weekend, it was left to players on the continent to make gains in the race for the Golden Shoe, in which Luis Suarez and Bas Dost joined Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the lead.and more »

Real Betis 1 Barcelona 1: No goal-line technology robs Barca of precious points as Catalan giants miss chance to go top - The Sun;

Real Betis 1 Barcelona 1: No goal-line technology robs Barca of precious points as Catalan giants miss chance to go top - The Sun

The SunReal Betis 1 Barcelona 1: No goal-line technology robs Barca of precious points as Catalan giants miss chance to go topThe SunLUIS SUAREZ grabbed a dramatic late equaliser for Barcelona but no goal-line technology cost the title challengers two precious points in Sevilla. Alex Alegria gave Real Betis a deserved lead with 15 minutes left on the clock after heading in from a ...and more »

Neymar Reacts To Disallowed Barca Goal - Soccer Laduma;

Neymar Reacts To Disallowed Barca Goal - Soccer Laduma

Soccer LadumaNeymar Reacts To Disallowed Barca GoalSoccer LadumaFC Barcelona were denied a legitimate goal in their 1-1 draw with Real Betis on Sunday, and Neymar reacted to the incident on social media. Did you see his post? 'Ronaldo Is The Example Of Professionalism'. The Catalan giants saw their title chances ...and more »

Barcelona were left to rue the lack of goal-line technology in Spain - TodayFM;

Barcelona were left to rue the lack of goal-line technology in Spain - TodayFM

TodayFMBarcelona were left to rue the lack of goal-line technology in SpainTodayFMYesterday, Barcelona dropped two valuable points in a 1-1 draw away to Real Betis, but it could have been much different for the Spanish champions had goal-line technology been at the Estadio Benito Villamarín in Seville. Betis took a 1-0 lead with a ...and more »

La Liga: Barcelona denied by ghost goal despite Suarez leveller - Times of India;

La Liga: Barcelona denied by ghost goal despite Suarez leveller - Times of India

Times of IndiaLa Liga: Barcelona denied by ghost goal despite Suarez levellerTimes of IndiaMADRID: Barcelona's La Liga title challenge suffered a huge blow as the Spanish champions were controversially held 1-1 at Real Betis despite Luis Suarez's last minute equaliser on Sunday. Aleix Alegria gave Betis the lead their dominance deserved 15 ...and more »