FURIOUS Julian Draxler needed to be held again by team-mates as he tried to confront the referee within the tunnel following Paris Saint-Germain’s 5-1 humiliation at Lille.
Wonderful footage exhibits the German being restrained by 6ft 4in keeper Alphonse Areola and one other man as he blasts ref Benoit Bastian.
He will be heard shouting: “Why do now we have VAR if you don’t look? Clarify that to me!”
Areola urges Draxler, 25, to “settle down” and ushers him away.
Moments earlier, a seething Kylian Mbappe – who had two objectives dominated out for offside – had moaned: “This referee takes the Coupe de la Ligue from us, he takes our gamers from us, he takes every little thing.”
PSG squandered the prospect to win Ligue 1 for the second yr in a row on the Stade Pierre Mauroy final night time.
The French champions had been embarrassed 5-1 by second-placed Lille, who dealt them their worst defeat in ten years.
Thomas Meunier scored an personal aim to place the hosts forward earlier than Juan Bernat levelled.
Bernat was then despatched off for knowledgeable foul on Nicolas Pepe after 36 minutes.
Pepe, Jonathan Bamba, Gabriel and Jose Fonte all ran riot to humiliate PSG, whereas Mbappe noticed two objectives dominated out for offside.
PSG had been fuming at Bastian’s choice to ship off Bernat and failure to evaluation Mbappe’s objectives with VAR.
Boss Thomas Tuchel was incensed with Bastian in January after he awarded minnows Guingamp three penalties throughout PSG’s 2-1 Coupe de la Ligue quarter-final loss.
And he was heard telling sporting director Antero Henrique within the tunnel: “It is the identical referee as in opposition to Guingamp and the three penalties in opposition to us.”
Membership president Nasser Al Khelaifi complained: “We have to elevate the extent of French soccer! We have to elevate the extent of French soccer!”