Champions League: Guardiola, Liverpool charged by UEFA

Spread the love

Champions League: Guardiola, Liverpool charged by UEFA

UEFA have charged Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, with two disciplinary offences after he was sent to the stands during Tuesday’s 2-1 defeat to Liverpool.

Guardiola faces a first charge for his protests to the decision to rule out Leroy Sane’s effort for offside late in the first half, despite the ball having come to him off a Liverpool player.

READ  Premier League: Chelsea team news, injury, potential lineup

The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss watched the second half from the stands.

Guardiola, Liverpool charged by UEFA

The second breach was for communicating with the bench after being sent to the stands. This is forbidden under article 69 of UEFA regulations.

Liverpool will also face punishment for their fans throwing objects and setting off fireworks.

READ  EPL: Arsenal moves to sign Iniesta from Barcelona

The case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on May 31.



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *