Fans have just witnessed one of the most silly mistakes in the history of the Japanese league. Unbelievable mistake of referee J.League CDV has just witnessed one of the most silly mistakes in the history of the Japanese league.
The incident occurred in the 31st minute of the match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Shonan Bellmare. Daiki Sugioka after a ball effort has hit the ball from 16.5 m. The ball reached the goalkeeper‘s goal, bouncing the column before going into the net.
While Sugioka and his teammates were celebrating, the main referee Yumoto Yamamoto did not have any reaction. The Urawa Diamonds owner just conceded the ball but calmly went from the home and almost got a goal if goalkeeper Akimoto was not on guard.
Watching the slow spin, the referee took a valid goal from Shonan Bellmare. The ball went over the lime line nearly 1 m after bouncing the column. The force caused the ball to bounce back to the position of goalkeeper Nishikawa, making the referee think the ball had hit two columns.
The host keeper dejectedly threw the ball up but the referee thought it was a pass for his teammates. The decisive mistake of the referee team made Shonan just lost his goal and nearly conceded.
“The new time is May, but the craziest situation in 2019 appeared,” Goal.com described Yamamoto’s silly mistake. J.League is considered as one of the top leagues in Asia, so similar incidents are extremely rare.
Returning to the match, Shonan was stripped of the goal but was still able to complete a spectacular uproar at Urawa Red’s home field. Leaving the opponent ahead 2-0 after 25 minutes but the troop of Coach Kwi Jea Cho could still win 3-2 against the match thanks to the 3 phase goals coming in the second half.
Urawa Red and Shonan Bellmare offer fans a match with lots of goals and an extremely humorous situation. The ball rolled over the lime line, but the referee thought of bouncing 2 columns and then came to the position of the home team keeper.