Jose Mourinho has been banned following a post match interview where he verbally abused referee Anthony Taylor
Jose Mourinho, the head coach of AS Roma, has been given a four-match suspension in the Europa League by UEFA. This comes after Mourinho used abusive language towards referee Anthony Taylor.
Additionally, the club has been fined. Mourinho had criticized the refereeing after Roma’s loss to Sevilla in the Europa League final, which led to Taylor and his family being harassed by supporters of the Italian club at Budapest Airport.
Roma has been penalized with a fine of 55,000 euros and a prohibition on selling tickets to their away fans for their upcoming match. This punishment was imposed due to various incidents that occurred during the final, including the use of fireworks, throwing objects, causing damage, and disturbances among the crowd.
Additionally, the team’s behavior was deemed improper. The club has also been instructed to communicate with the Hungarian Football Federation within a month to resolve the damages caused by their supporters at the stadium. Despite these penalties, Roma managed to secure a sixth-place finish in Serie A, granting them qualification for the Europa League in the following season.
West Ham United has been fined 58,000 euros due to their fans throwing objects onto the field and invading the pitch after their victory over Fiorentina in the Europa Conference League final.
During the match in Prague, Cristiano Biraghi, the captain of the Italian club, was struck on the head by an object while preparing to take a corner. He required medical attention as blood flowed down his neck. West Ham has secured a spot in the Europa League for the upcoming season as a result of their triumph in the Conference league finals.
Roma and Bayer Leverkusen have been fined a combined total of 123,500 euros for various misconducts during their semi-final match. Roma has been fined 80,500 euros and will have to partially close their stadium by 6,000 seats due to the throwing of objects. Bayer Leverkusen, on the other hand, has been fined 43,000 euros and will partially close their stadium by 5,000 seats for the lighting of fireworks and throwing of objects.
Additionally, Fiorentina and FC Basel have also been fined and prohibited from selling tickets to their away supporters for their next game due to similar offenses.