Monday November 5 2012
Marotta: Errors a part of game

Director general at Juventus Beppe Marotta has reflected that refereeing errors from the game against Inter are a part of the game and do even out.

Juve’s goal in their 3-1 defeat at home to Inter and Stephan Lichtsteiner not receiving a second yellow card were two contentious points of debate to Week 11’s key fixture.

However, where Inter President Massimo Moratti suggested that they were unjustifiable errors with an element of intent, Marotta looked to quell the controversy.

“There is so much bitterness for losing to a direct rival like Inter, but we have already closed that chapter,” he began, in reflecting on his side’s 49-League game unbeaten run coming to an end.

“The refereeing errors? They are a component of the game, they have been and they continue to be, even the greatest referees commit errors.

“The difference is that now you can dissect every detail on the television. First you have to exclude any possibility of bad faith, because in the long run the episodes in favour and against balance out in some way.”

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