Zambian referee Gani Sikazwe’s whistle sparked a big controversy over his end of the match between Tunisia and Mali at the African Cup of Nations in the 89th minute and ahead of schedule , and that would have changed the rudder a lot. international and Arab matches and championships, and maybe many heroes differed if the Zambian was a referee for those matches.
Bayern Munich won the UEFA Champions League in 1999
When the 89th minute arrived at the Barcelona stadium during the famous final between Bayern Munich and Manchester United, the latter was late with a clean goal scored by Mario Basler in the sixth minute, and so the Italian referee Collina put end of the match then we would not have seen a historic return to the Sir Alex Ferguson squad led by Teddy Sheringham and Solshire.
Bayern Munich would be tied with AC Milan in title counts with seven leagues, while Manchester United would only have two trophies.
Manchester United Champions League 2012
The end of the game between Manchester City and Quones Park Rangers in the 89th minute would have given the league title this year to neighbor Manchester United, and the game on the other pole of the city would have ended with the visitors scoring two goals to one. , without Dzeko equalizing for Manchester City, and Sergio Aguero scored the historic victory goal for the “Citizens”, the third league title in their treasury, and the first with the modern name.
Chelsea at the 2009 Champions League final
Barcelona’s famous hexagon in the 2008-2009 season would not have been reached if their match against Chelsea in the 2009 Champions League semi-finals had ended without calculating the lost time, as the result which indicated the progress of the teams. “Blues” with Essien’s goal sent Chelsea to the final against Manchester United for the second year in a row.
Without Iniesta’s killer goal in the 93rd minute, Barcelona would have been content with the domestic treble without winning the Champions League, the European Super and the Club World Cup.
There is no “tenth”!
When the time at the Lisbon Stadium of Lights referred to the 93rd minute in the 2014 Champions League final between the two poles of the Madrid capital, Real Madrid player Sergio Ramos rose up and led the ball in the net of Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, to add another 30 minutes to the final and his teammates were able to score 3 goals. Others donated the “tenth” to the “Merengue”.
Had it not been for wasted time, Godin would have offered Atletico Madrid the first Champions League title in the coffers of the team, nicknamed the “Red Indians” after his goal in the 36th minute.
Ajax in the 2019 UEFA Champions League final
If the referee, Felix Brych, breathed before the end of regulation time in the “Johan Cruyff Arena”, home of Ajax in the semi-finals of the Champions League 2019, the Dutch team would have reached the final of the Champions League for the first time. times in 23 years, when they lost to Juventus in 1996.
Extra time gave Tottenham hope, and Lucas Moura completed his hat trick in the 96th minute to transport Pochettino’s battalion to the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Spain’s capital Madrid to meet Liverpool in the continental final.
CS Sfaxien won the 2006 CAF Champions League for the first time in its history
Egyptian supporters of Al-Ahly cannot forget the return leg of the 2006 African Champions League final, when Jasaria Abu Trika offered them the title in the 92nd minute at the expense of Sfaxien, after the first leg ended. ended in a 1-1 draw between the two teams.
And the nuptials would have turned from Cairo to Sfax if the match ended without its extension, to hoist Abdel Karim El Nafti and his colleagues the title of the first African Champions League in the history of Sfaxien.
One point for Egypt and Saudi Arabia at the World Cup in Russia
When the final whistle blasted in the 89th minute in the Volgograd arena, which hosted the Egypt-Saudi Arabia match in the third round of the Russia 2018 World Cup, the two sides reportedly shared the points. of the match after the advance of Mohamed Salah with a goal in the 22nd minute for the Egyptians and Salman Al-Faraj tied for Al-Akhdar in stoppage time in the first half.
Salem Al-Dosari clinched all three points for the Saudi team, aiming to snatch the net from Al-Hadary in the 95th minute, and leave the Egyptian team scoreless after the end of the group stage of the World Cup.