Moscow football club “Spartak” has addressed to the Department of refereeing and inspection of the Russian football Union (RFU) with the complaint to actions of the brigade of arbitrators led by Sergey Ivanov in the match 9-th round of the championship of Russia with Zenit St Petersburg.

According to the red-white club, refereeing the meeting between Petersburgers and Muscovites were unskilled, the evidence of which are the episodes that are described in the Appendix to the complaint, and also video these portions of the game.

“FC “Spartak-Moscow” was asked to apply to commit errors of the referee and the linesman the penalty of dismissal from service meetings of the championship of Russia until the end of the season 2016/2017,” reads the statement of the Muscovites.

Recall that the main arbitrator of a meeting has appointed two penalties in favor of St. Petersburg, who won with the score 4:2. In a key episode of the meeting Ivanov did not stop the game after struggling criscito, who already had a yellow card, and a player of “Spartacus” Quincy of Promesa. In response to the attack they were appointed 11-metre in gate of Muscovites.

After the match, the General Director of “Spartacus” Sergei Rodionov said that it was the worst refereeing he had seen. Mentor red-and-white Massimo Carrera also noted that the arbitration was clearly not in favor of his team.

The head of the Department of refereeing and inspection RFU Valentin Ivanov admitted that Spartak have every reason for dissatisfaction.

On the channel of the Moscow “Spartak” in YouTube has a video of the controversial rulings in the match with Zenit.

Sergei Ivanov against Spartak

“Spartak” asked the RFU to remove from officiating by referee Sergei Ivanov 04.10.2016

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