Football referee since 2002, Livio Marinelli, who Rocchi selected for Milan-Sassuolo, is also an Italian Army captain of the 7th Alpine Regiment and also participated in the war in Afghanistan. In the fifth match of this season in the Italian League, the Lazio whistle sounded. Who has the easy ticket?He has little experience in Serie A but has great character, as shown by three disallowed goals in the last direct match between Empoli and Torino, but how did he perform yesterday?
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Marinelli's history with Milan and Sassuolo
However, Marinelli's history with both Milan and Sassuolo is few. Only three against the Rossoneri, two wins and a draw. And three also with the Emilites: in this case a draw and two defeats. In short, a kind of talisman for Milan and a taboo for Sassuolo (at VAR Meraviglia). Marinelli who He made Udinese very angry For a penalty awarded to Milan at the San Siro on the first day of the 2022-23 tournament: the then Friulian director Pierpaolo Marino was almost uncontainable in front of the microphones.
Marinelli only booked one player
With the help of assistants Rossi and Ricci, with Zoverelli as the fourth man, Wonder in var And Valeri in the referee's absence did not warn anyone from Pioli's team except only one player, Castillejo, in the 88th minute. The first recovery phase and the fourth phase.
Milan-Sassuolo, doubtful cases
These are the main episodes in slow motion. In the seventh minute, Bennacer's goal was canceled due to offside from Giroud, who was guilty of offside after Consigli rebounded. In the 30th minute on Florenzi's serve, this time it was Leao who found himself in an offside position, hitting the Portuguese Consigli. Marinelli negates this goal as well. In the 44th minute, a short consultation with the VAR technology for the possibility of touching the arm on the barrier during the free kick executed by Florenzi. Everything is clear from the mouse room, there is nothing. In the 58th minute, Bennacer passed a decisive pass to Pulisic from a very long distance. The American scores with a drill and gives the Rossoneri the lead. The network is normal and there is nothing to complain about.
Cesare promotes Marinelli and Ricci
Graziano Cesari really liked Marinelli's performance in Milan-Sassuolo: Mediaset's pressing expert also praises Ricci's assistant: “Great direction of the match, apart from the first two disallowed goals, it's worth noting Richie's assistant skill At the hands of the absent Florenzi and at Pulisic’s usual goal.”
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