MADRID, 24 Ene. (EUROPA PRESS) –
FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC have been eliminated from the Copa de la Reina football for misalignment in their round of 16 matches against Osasuna (0-9) and against Villarreal (0-1), respectively, has resolved this Tuesday by the Sole Substitute Disciplinary Judge of the Competition Committee.
The Catalan team lined up in the bulky win against the Navarrese on January 10, the Brazilian Geyse Ferreira, who was sent off for a double yellow card in the last cup game of last season for her then team, Madrid CFF, against Sporting Huelva , and should have served a sanction.
Thus, the judge of the body dependent on the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has estimated Osasuna’s claim and has declared “the existence of improper alignment of the FC Barcelona player Geyse da Silva Ferreira (…) giving the match for lost to FC Barcelona and for resolved the round of 16 tie of the Copa de la SM de la Reina in favor of CDF Osasuna Femenino”.
Meanwhile, the Sevilla team was also eliminated from the competition after making the same mistake in their match against Villarreal, in which Nagore Calderón, who had been sent off in her last cup match with the Nervionense team, took to the field in the minute 60.
In addition, the two offending clubs must pay a fine of 1,001 euros and will have ten days to file an appeal with the Appeals Committee.
As explained by the Competition Disciplinary Judge, both parties will compute for compliance with the sanction imposed on the two soccer players.