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Panama's newspapers have a slight criticism of the referee at last night's match

Last night was the semi-final of the "Concacaf Gold Cup" between Mexico and Panama. First Panama got a player sent off for a very innocuous foul , Then Panama went one goal up, then in the 89th minute the referee, one Mark Geiger from The USA, gave a penalty to Mexico for a phantom foul that only he saw, then in extra time gave a nother non-existent penalty to Mexico, who scored  it and therefore won the match 2-1. 

Here's the front page of Panama's top circulation daily paper "Crítica" this morning. For the record "árbitro" is Spanish for referee:

And the text of the report is even better than the screamer headline. Thanks due to reader 'T' for the send: