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Petition to have Barca replay PSG beats 100,000 signatures

Champions League By: Linus Onyeze | 12/03/2017

Barcelona players celebrate the win over PSG last Wednesday

Barcelona may have received worldwide acclaim for their impossible comeback against PSG in the Champions League last week, but apparently, not everyone is enthralled by that feat.

Barca defeated PSG 6-1 last Wednesday to progress 6-5 on aggregate, after losing the first leg 4-0 but there is now a petition which has garnered more than 130,000 signatures for the game to be replayed because of the performance of referee Deniz Aytekin.

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The Catalans were all but out of the Champions League as they welcomed PSG to the Nou Camp trailing 4-0 from the first leg. They led 3-0 before a valuable Edinson Cavani away goal appeared to ruin their hopes of an epic comeback. However, with the benefit of a second penalty and a last-ditch finish from Sergi Roberto secured a 6-5 aggregate result. But a certain Luis Melendo Olmedo isn't happy with Barca’s progress and started the petition to have the game replayed.

He said of the petition: "Incidents that seriously damaged PSG. As a result of the German referee Deniz Aytekin, who gave Barcelona an advantage with his refereeing decisions."