PSG's Neymar accuses referee of being "disrespectful" to him

Aubrey Yates
November 8, 2018

The Brazil star, who was booked as his team was denied victory by Lorenzo Insigne's 62nd minute strike in Italy after going ahead through Juan Bernat, was left fuming after the match following the exchange with Bjorn Kuipers.

Pictures from Stadio San Paolo show a frustrated Neymar shouting at Kuipers and appearing to be held back and calmed down by team-mate Kylian Mbappe after taking issue with one of the referee's decisions.

After the match, the Brazilian claimed that the Dutch official had offended him, although he refused to repeat what Kuipers had allegedly said.

"I think it made sense to make a few changes, a few we had to make and a few we wanted to", said Klopp. However, somebody high up should do something.

'He can not be as disrespectful as he was with me, ' Neymar added. "We lost two points for two errors of the referee".

"We know we have to win this game and we hope to have a good match to get a great result". Of course there is, there is certainly a penalty.

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Kuipers, 45, is an experienced UEFA referee and has been part of the organization's "Elite" group since 2009. However, PSG has had a ideal start in the league and posses one of the best-attacking trio's in European football who is more than capable then scoring against Napoli.

However, Neymar's sense of injustice on Tuesday night was backed up by teammates and others at PSG, who said the Dutchman had erred during the 1-1 draw.

"The referee is a human being and he might make mistakes, even if they were as clear as this penalty".

Big spending PSG are in danger of missing out on making the knockout stages of the Champions League, with the French title holders now third in the highly competitive Group C.

The result sees Napoli go top of Group C, level on points with Liverpool following their shock 2-0 defeat by Red Star Belgrade earlier Tuesday.

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