UEFA start disciplinary proceedings against Mourinho – punishment may be very severe

UEFA has decided to open disciplinary proceedings following the Europa League final in accordance with Article 55 of the Disciplinary Regulations, including one against Jose Mourinho for insulting the refereeing team in the stadium parking lot.

At the end of the match, the Roma coach shouted at referee Anthony Taylor in the parking lot of the Puskas Arena Stadium in Budapest: “You’re a f***ing disgrace, you’re a f***ing disgrace!”. Words that will be investigated by UEFA.

Earlier, Mourinho had criticized Taylor‘s performance to some media.

“The referee looked Spanish, so many yellow cards,” he went on to say.

“When he had to give Lamela a second one, he didn’t give it. And then he scored one of the penalties. It’s an injustice.”

Charges against Sevilla

  • Invasion of the field of play, art. 16(2).
  • Throwing of objects, art. 16(2)
  • Lighting of fireworks, Art. 16(2)
  • Misconduct of the team, Art: 15

Charges against Roma:

  • Throwing objects, art. 16(2)(b) RD.
  • Lighting of fireworks, art. 16(2)(c) RD
  • Acts of mischief, art. 16(2)(f) RD
  • Crowd disturbances, art. 16(2)(h) DR
  • Team misconduct, Art: 15(4) DR
  • Insulting / abusive language against a match official (Mr. Jose Mourinho), Art. 15(1) (b) DR

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) will decide on the matter in due course.

The sanction against Mourinho could be considerable given the insults he made against the refereeing team and UEFA officials.

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