The former Real Madrid captain moaned about the use of VAR in a Barcelona match. The RFEF president defended the independence of the referees.
For the average football fan, recent examples of VAR's application have added to the belief the system is making life more difficult for decision-makers.
The non-penalty penalty given at the Bernabéu is yet another example of how unclear the situation is when it comes to VAR or no VAR.
Medina Cantalejo was a fine referee in his day and replaces another solid match official, Velasco Carballo as head of the Spanish referee board.
Now that they have succeeded in confusing our understanding of what a handball and an offside is, we can confess that we never knew about bookings.
Alfredo Relaño discusses the recent controversies over the amount of time added on at the end of games in LaLiga.
If the new rules in LaLiga have left a man of Simeone's experience unsure as to what handball is, it's time for the rule-makers to blow the whistle.
The big question ahead of the opening games was how Barça (and LaLiga) would respond without Messi, writes Alfredo Relaño. Any concerns were soon allayed.
A few days ago I read an article in El País by German philosopher Wolfram Eilenberger called: ‘The Best Version of Europe’.
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Alfredo Relaño looks back on Barcelona's surprising two points dropped against Levante, which puts a huge dent in their, and Messi's, LaLiga title hopes.
The decision to award a penlty against Éder Militão was another example of institutional meddling in the simplest aspects of the game, says Alfredo Relaño.
In the Old Testament, Madrid would have deservedly beaten Sevilla.
A week after beating leaders Atlético, Athletic Bilbao rocked Sevilla's title hopes in the Sánchez Pizjuán ahead a summit of the top four this weekend.
The second semi-final of the Champions League took place in Paris and was a battle between the owners of PSG from Qatar with start such as Neymar and Mbappé against the Abu Dhabi controlled City with Guardiola as head coach
Lo primero, un sombrerazo al arbitraje del holandés Danny Makkelie y sus cinco acompañantes en la tarea, holandeses todos. Fue un arbitraje impecable.
If he had the courage to do so and felt confident in his judgement, Velasco Carballo - the man responsible for LaLiga's VAR - would do well to organise an instructive session.
Real Madrid won the second Clásico of LaLiga 20/21 thanks to goals from Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos. Analysis and post-match thoughts from Alfredo Relaño.
Atlético Madrid were left to rue the vagaries of VAR in the 1-0 defeat against Sevilla as Real Madrid and Barcelona look to capitalize in the title race.
Alfredo Relaño reacts to Real Madrid's 2-0 LaLiga win over Eibar on Saturday, as Los Blancos get ready to face Liverpool in the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday.
Atlético Madrid held on for a vital win against Alavés. Suárez grabbed their goal, and Oblak saved a late penalty to ensure all three points.