The referee surprisingly indicated six minutes of stoppage time at the European Championship final between Italy and England. That was contrary to my prediction. I guessed the X because a few percent more came out of this result, because the referee, like the players, would be “afraid” of a goal at a draw very late in the game. So it would certainly show less, since overtime would be the same anyway and the players would then have to play much longer if the stoppage time were also longer. When the six minutes were displayed, I was astonished, but thought that it would not endanger the draw, as the teams would presumably conclude a kind of “non-attack-and-power-saving pact”. So Italy had the ball and was slowly pushing it back and forth. England stopped attacking either. About four minutes passed, during which Italy gradually approached the goal. When, after almost exactly five minutes of stoppage time, they actually hit a cross into the penalty area, I said to my son, who was sitting next to me and watching, “That’s not good, you don’t do that. Especially if the ball is NOT with your teammate lands, but with the opponent, then there is still enough time for a counterattack, which you can play safely because AFTER the attack is guaranteed to be over. ” So that was the “mistake” of the otherwise clever Italians. The ball actually came forward, your own half was pretty bare, because you had previously won “too much space” with the ball attachment. So now there was a real risk that a goal would be scored in the last second. So Chiellini “had” to pull the emergency brake (which Alpay did NOT do against Vlaovic and Turkey won against Croatia in the last second, for which Alpay even absurdly received a fair play prize, EM 1996). https://www.dailymotion.com/video/xxnxxf
I mean, the rules are bad or wrong anyway because they give the fouling player an advantage (in fact, crime DOES pay). Chiellini thinks, according to the rules, “not enough for red”, ie “yellow the right decision,” no clear scoring chance thwarted “or whatever the excuses. Italy wins the cup, winners unfortunately neither Corona nor football nor Italy, but The winner is the injustice in the game, which is felt by everyone but which does not attract any further attention. This is not the only place where this happens. In football there are many examples of such injustices every day.