Sanctioned! UEFA harshly punishes Atlético de Madrid and Cholo Simeone

The UEFA decided to apply a sanction for the Atlético de Madrid, His trainer Diego “Cholo” Simeone and the player Stefan savic for questions related to the game on Wednesday 17 March at Stamford Bridge against Chelsea for the return of the round of 16 of the Champions League. In addition to being eliminated from the competition (3-0 on aggregate), the Spanish team received financial and sports fines.

This Thursday the resolution of the UEFA Control, Ethics and Discipline body for Atlético de Madrid was known after their Champions League match against Chelsea: “Fine the Club Atlético de Madrid with 14,000 euros for misconduct, with 10,000 for being the responsible for the delay of the kickoff with a warning to Diego Pablo Simeone. The previous fines for a total amount of 24,000 must be paid within 90 days following the communication of this decision ”, the report began.

In addition, the ‘Colchonero’ team, its coach and defender Savic suffered the following fines: “UEFA decides to warn the Club Atlético de Madrid coach, for being responsible for the delay in the kickoff. Suspend Club Atlético de Madrid player Stefan Savic for four (4) UEFA club competition matches for assaulting another player and using abusive language during an official match ”.

In this way, in summary, Atlético will receive a fine of 24,000 euros, the Argentine coach Simeone another “warning” and “delay” for the same sum and 4 games of sanction for the Montenegrin player Savic due to “abusive language and violent behavior” after being sent off against Chelsea in the Champions League round of 16 on March 17 at Stamford Bridge. This sanction damages the interests of the team, which is focused on the fight for LaLiga de España.

The Madrid team is preparing to face Eibar next Sunday, April 18 from 11:15 (Argentina) for matchday 33 (advanced) of LaLiga de España, where it is at the top of the standings. The team led by “Cholo” Simeone is 1st with 67 points, 1 more than Real Madrid and 2 more than Barcelona, ​​in an exciting closing of the Spanish championship in the absence of only 7 dates.

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