France was proclaimed champion of the League of Nations against Spain (1-2) thanks to both Kylian Mbappé in the 80th minute, a controversial goal because it seemed like a clear offside by the French forward who was validated by both referee Anthony Taylor and the VAR. Even the French fans recognize that the goal should not have risen to the scoreboard according to the survey carried out by the newspaper. The team on whether it was offside or not. The majority response pointed to the non-regulatory position of Kylian Mbappé.
Spain struck first with a goal from Oyarzabal to which he soon gave an answer Karim Benzema. But the final of the League of Nations between Spain and France, played at the emblematic San Siro stadium, was decided by a controversial goal scored by Kylian Mbappé in the 80th minute. The striker was slightly ahead but neither the referee nor the VAR review judged him this way and the goal went up to the scoreboard, to end up being decisive and awarding the title of champion of the League of Nations to France.
The newspaper The team, A reference in France, he opened a survey during the meeting so that his readers could point out his position on whether or not it was an offside goal for Mbappé. 46% of the voters pointed out that the French striker was indeed in an advanced position and, therefore, the goal should not have risen to the scoreboard. 36% of the voters, on the other hand, agreed with the referee’s impression and did not see offside. The remaining 20% considered that there were not enough images to determine whether or not it was advanced.
According to the UEFA explanation, Mbappé’s goal rose to the scoreboard because Eric García lightly touched the ball. If the player of the Spanish team had remained without moving, the goal would not have gone up to the scoreboard for offside. That explanation was received on the lawn by Eric and Busquets himself, words that did not convince anyone.