The Disciplinary Board files a complaint against Pepe, Tabata and Luís Gonçalves – Liga Bwin

In question the classic of the League, February 11, marked by several incidents at the end of the match

The Disciplinary Board (CD) of the Portuguese Football Federation filed a complaint against Pepe and Tabata, players of FC Porto and Sporting respectively, and Luís Gonçalves, leader of the Dragons, found disk. In question the classic between the teams (2-2), disputed on February 11, the 22nd day of the championship. On the one hand, Pepe and Tabata were sent off at the end of the match, when elements of both teams got involved in clashes. According to the report of referee João Pinheiro, both were guilty of “violent conduct”, the first for having “kicked a director of the opposing team”, in the case of Hugo Viana, sporting director of Sporting; and the second for pushing Luís Gonçalves. The FC Porto center and Sporting winger were then pre-emptively suspended for two games, a punishment they have already fulfilled, while the Instructors’ Committee collects evidence. In accordance with article 145 of the Disciplinary Regulations of the League, the aggression of players against the leaders is punishable by a suspension of two months to two years, which will be pronounced after a disciplinary hearing. As for Luís Gonçalves, the CD also decided to file a complaint against the administrator of the SAD of the blues and whites, who was also expelled because, according to João Pinheiro, “he entered the field to provoke a conflict with the opponent ” .

by Ricardo Granada


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