Diego Simeone banned for three cup games post Sevilla protests

Updated: Jan 28, 2018, 10:39 IST | AFP

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone was on Friday suspended for three Copa del Rey matches following his protests at officials as his side were knocked out by Sevilla in the quarter-finals

Diego Simeone
Diego Simeone

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone was on Friday suspended for three Copa del Rey matches following his protests at officials as his side were knocked out by Sevilla in the quarter-finals. Fiery Argentine Simeone was sent to the stands in the aftermath of Pablo Sarabia's 79th-minute goal at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium in Seville on Tuesday, after he argued vociferously with and then sarcastically applauded officials. Sarabia's strike put Vincenzo Montella's Sevilla 3-1 up in the second leg and 5-2 on aggregate, setting up a semies against Leganes.

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