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Sunday September 29 2013
Immobile and Glik blast ref

Torino striker Ciro Immobile insists he should not have seen red against Juventus, while Kamil Glik blasted the referee.

The forward, who is co-owned between the two clubs, was booked for a lunging tackle from behind that left Carlos Tevez with a cut to his ankle.

“It didn’t seem like a sending off to me, as I tried to get the ball,” Immobile told Sky Sport Italia.

“After all, Nigel De Jong hit me with a similar foul last week. I didn’t put any nastiness into it. Claudio Marchisio was also booked for a pretty much identical tackle on me.”

Juventus won the Derby della Mole 1-0 thanks to a Paul Pogba header, but Tevez was offside and decisive in the build-up.

“We knew this game would be decided by incidents and we were penalised, so it was then difficult to catch them up again.”

Defender Glik also commented on the Pogba goal and felt Marchisio deserved a second yellow card.

“Once again we are here talking about incidents against us,” complained the Poland international.

“Pogba’s goal was affected by a clear Tevez offside, which we all noticed from the pitch, but the referee simply wouldn’t listen. What I cannot comprehend is why clubs are treated in such different ways.

“It’s a shame to lose like this. It’s true we didn’t create much, but neither did Juve until they took the lead with an offside goal.

“This game will remain in our heads, but once we resume training on Tuesday we have to leave it behind us and concentrate on Sampdoria. That will be a very important match for us.”

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