Sport PSG: the funny advice of a referee to "relax the atmosphere" with Neymar and Verratti

16:20  23 february  2021
16:20  23 february  2021 Source:   sport24.lefigaro.fr

Pochettino on Neymar: "Someone very endearing, a great professional"

 Pochettino on Neymar: © Panoramic Neymar's tenure in Caen: "Too risky? My answer will be very simple: we have to manage a workforce. The competitions and the schedule are what they are. He was unfortunately injured in the cup but this injury could have happened in Ligue 1. It happens ... Bad luck made it happen in that match ... " Marco Verratti and his possible return to Barça:" He is not available for tomorrow (Saturday at 5 p.m. against Nice, during the 25th day of Ligue 1 , editor's note).

Marco Verratti se plaint d'une faute sur Neymar le 22 janvier 2021 contre Montpellier en Ligue 1. © FEP / Panoramic Marco Verratti complains of a foul on Neymar on January 22, 2021 against Montpellier in Ligue 1.

They are there at all matches. They embody authority, but their word is scarce. Saïd Enjimi led more than 250 Ligue 1 matches between 2005 and 2017. In an interview with Ouest-France , the former French referee gave his view on various facts of the game, such as simulation. "It is permanent" and "extremely painful", regrets Enjimi, but "it is part of the game". In the family of elements that annoy referees, we find the dispute. How to manage players and avoid overflows during a match? Enjimi has seriously studied the matter.

Neymar groined

 Neymar groined PSG star Neymar left before the end of the match against Caen. He seems to be suffering from adductors. © Panoramic Neymar PSG A tough cut for PSG! On Wednesday, the capital's ’team saw their Brazilian genius Neymar leave the pitch due to an left thigh problem. It was time to play, and after contracting the injury he went straight to the locker room. It was Kylian Mbappé who replaced him, without even having had time to warm up.

“In the field, you have to do a lot of psychology,” explains Enjimi. When a referee is too picky or too lax, he pushes the players up the towers very quickly. ” Paradoxically (or not), the biggest players are not the most difficult to officiate because "they are used to playing so we intervene less". The former Ligue 1 referee insists on the notion of "management", and cites the examples of two Paris Saint-Germain players: Neymar and Marco Verratti. The Italian midfielder is particularly renowned for its collection of yellow cards and its propensity to challenge arbitration decisions. “It’s no big deal to learn a few words of Brazilian or Italian to try to ease the mood a bit and bring the player back to the game,” said Enjimi. It's also part of the referee's job. " In 218 Ligue 1 matches, Verratti received 65 warnings, or one in every 3.3 league matches with PSG.

The best of Neymar with Paris Saint-Germain

Neymar, caution is required .
© Supplied by Sports.fr He again misses an 8th final of the LDC, as in 2018 and 2019. Big absent from the eighth final first leg won hands down by Paris Saint- Germain at the expense of FC Barcelona (1-4) last Tuesday, Neymar will still have to wait before returning to the competition. Affected in the adductors against Caen on February 10, the Brazilian prodigy should be absent for another twenty days, as initially announced by the club in the capital.

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