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Alves: Mourinho influenced PSG ref

April 4, 2013
By Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent
Barcelona right-back Dani Alves has claimed Jose Mourinho's past criticism of referee Wolfgang Stark caused the official to favour Paris Saint-Germain in their Champions League quarter-final first leg at the Parc des Princes.

The officials allowed a Zlatan Ibrahimovic equaliser that looked clearly offside, while Alves' team-mate Sergio Busquets said afterwards the referee had "only relaxed" when PSG were back in the game.

Stark sent off Madrid's Pepe for a foul on Alves in a ...

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