The Appeals Committee annuls the partial closure of the Coliseum due to the insults to Acuña and Sánchez Flores


This Wednesday, the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) annulled the partial closure of the Coliseum for three matches, having upheld Getafe CF’s allegations regarding the racist insults that some of its fans made towards Sevilla defender Marcos Acuña and his teammates. coach, Quique Sánchez Flores, during a match corresponding to matchday 30 in LaLiga EA Sports.

“The RFEF Appeal Committee upholds the allegations presented by the club in relation to the facts reflected in the match report relating to the alleged insults uttered against the player Marcos Javier Acuña. The RFEF Appeal Committee has notified the today to Getafe CFSAD the resolution by which it is agreed to uphold the appeal formulated by the azulón club,” Getafe itself reported in a press release.

“In this way, the contested agreement contained in the resolution of the Disciplinary Committee, dated April 3, 2024, which agreed to impose a sanction on the club of partial closure of the sports venue for a period of three years, is revoked. matches and a financial penalty of 27,000 euros,” added the azulón text. “Due to the above, the sanction is without effect,” the press release concluded.

On March 30, and according to the minutes of the Galician referee Javier Iglesias Villanueva, the match between Getafe and Sevilla was stopped in the 68th minute for two and a half minutes due to expletives from the stands of the Coliseum, first calling the player a “monkey”. Argentine soccer player and then “gypsy” to the former azulón coach Sánchez Flores.