The TAD confirms the sanction to Lewandowski, who will not play against Atlético de Madrid

The Polish Bara striker will likely be absent for the following three video games of the Barca group

Pole Robert Lewandowski.EFE

The tad (Administrative Court docket of Sport) has ratified the sanction of three video games that the Competitors Committee of the Federation imposed in its day to Robert Lewandowski for his expulsion within the match towards Osasuna, the final one earlier than the World Cup, on November 8.

In that match, the Polish striker from Bara was despatched off by the referee, Gil Manzano, and on the way in which to the locker room he made a gesture touching his nostril. That gesture was interpreted as “contempt or inconsideration” in the direction of the referee. Even though the participant denied it, and defined that the gesture was directed at his coach, XaviNeither Competitors, nor Enchantment nor, now, the TAD, have purchased the arguments of the enchantment that Barcelona introduced in its day.

The controversy elevated on December 30. Days earlier than, the Bara had requested all of the sports activities committees for a precautionary measure to postpone the sanction whereas they studied the deserves of the matter, which none of them responded to. As it’s, the entity chaired by Joan Laporta took the case to the central administrative courtroom quantity 2 of Madrid requesting the precautionary suspension. In an order that penultimate day of the yr, he suspended the execution of the sanction as a result of that compliance could possibly be “irreparable injury within the case of a positive decision to Barcelona within the TAD.”

Lastly, the TAD has additionally dismissed the Barça arguments, and now the one current approach for the case to proceed alive is for the Barcelona go to abnormal justice to get into the underside of the matter, one thing unthinkable.