‘He said ugly things to me’: Ronald Koeman accuses Getafe defender Allan Nyom of showing him ‘a lack of respect’ as tempers flare up in Barcelona’s shocking defeat at Getafe
- Barcelona suffered a shocking 1-0 defeat to Getafe in the first La Liga defeat
- Ronald Koeman accused Getafe’s Allan Nyom of showing him “a lack of respect.”
- Nyom committed several errors during the game, but only received a yellow card
- The manager of Barca was not satisfied with some of the referee’s decisions
Ronald Koeman has beaten Allan Nyom for allegedly saying ‘ugly things’ to him during Barcelona’s shocking 1-0 defeat to Getafe.
Jaime Mata’s second-half penalty condemned Barca to their first La Liga defeat of the season in a typical physical appearance by the home side.
The Barça manager was seen angrily approaching at the final whistle and talking to counterpart Jose Bordalas. Koeman later revealed that it was the fullback’s words aimed at him during the meeting.
Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman accused Allan Nyom of showing him a ‘lack of respect’
Koeman says that ‘ugly’ things were said to him during Getafe’s 1-0 win
“I told him Nyom had shown me a disrespect,” he said. I will not repeat what he said, but that’s what I said to Bordalas, ” Ronald Koeman revealed after the defeat.
‘Nyom insulted me, he showed a lot of contempt. I do not accept that. We can’t let that happen in the modern game. I won’t repeat it, no, but it was very ugly (what he said). ‘
The former Watford and West Brom defender was deeply involved in much of the controversy in the game, committing several fouls, including an elbow against Lionel Messi, but was only shown a yellow card.
Koemen made his feelings clear about the referee’s decisions, including awarding the winning penalty in the second half.
The Dutchman (left) was seen approaching Jose Bordalas (right) to tell him what Nyom was saying
‘I don’t like to talk about the referees, I think if you see the game, the mistakes, the cards, you can give your opinion, I don’t want to, it’s not an easy job for the referees,’ Koeman added.
However, he couldn’t resist making a point: ‘There’s a referee, two assistants, a fourth official and VAR … well I don’t know if we had VAR tonight, but the important thing is to talk to yourself. look. . ‘
The defeat puts the Catalan club in ninth place, while Getafe is in lofty second place, level on points with Barca’s bitter rivals Real Madrid, who also suffered a shocking 1-0 defeat at home to Cadiz.
The Frenchman committed several errors during the game, but only received a yellow card