Dutch Ronald Koeman, Barcelona coach, has been sanctioned with two suspension matches by the Competition Committee of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF).
Koeman He was expelled in the 66th minute of the match against Granada, played this Thursday, for addressing the fourth referee with the expression “what a character”, as reflected in the referee’s act. Pablo González Fuertes.
“I have not been wrong, according to the referee’s minutes I have disrespected the fourth official and for me it is not like that. A lack of respect is insulting. We have commented on different plays that have happened during the game with respect. Let him tell me what they are. the words I have used, none of them have been ugly, “explained the Dutch coach after the match.
Competition has decided to sanction Koeman in application of article 117. In principle, the Dutchman will not be able to sit on the bench in the matches against Valencia at the Mestalla and against the Atlético de Madrid at the Camp Nou.