Simeone, Alonso Face Suspension After Champions League Final Misconducts
Posted by: Omaku Cephas on May 28, 2014
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has been charged with improper conduct by Uefa, following the Argentines Champions League final meltdown in Lisbon.
The 42-year-old boss stormed on to the field in the wake of Real Madrids fourth goal on Saturday night, angry with France defender Raphael Varane- his second act of such during his sides 4-1 loss.
The Frenchman had kicked the ball towards Simeone as he walked back after Cristiano Ronaldos penalty made it 4-1 and, after whacking it back at him, the coach stormed on the the field and had to be restrained as he went for the player.
Diego Simeone Could Be Suspended for Next Seasons Champions League.
Dutch referee Bjorn Kuipers sent off the Los Roji Blancos manager.
Reals suspended midfielder Xabi Alonso has also been charged after sprinting down the touchline in celebration at the final whistle.
Europe footballs governing body have charged both clubs for receiving at least five yellow cards and they both face additional fines for fans lighting fireworks inside the stadium.
Real picked up five bookings, while seven of Atleticos starting eleven were also cautioned.
Uefa will deal with all the cases at disciplinary hearing on 17 July.