LUSAIL (QATAR), Dec. 10 (dpa/EP) –
The FIFA Disciplinary Committee opened a file on the Federation of Argentina and the Netherlands after the tense quarterfinal crossing between their teams at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
The South Americans are accused of possible violations of article 12 – misconduct by players and coaches – as well as article 16 – order and security in matches – while the ‘Oranje’ could be sanctioned for misconduct.
The tie this Saturday at the Lusail Iconic Stadium resulted in Argentina’s ticket to the semifinals, which they won 3-4 in a penalty shootout after the Netherlands forced extra time in the 101st minute. final stretch there were tense moments between both teams.
The statements after the game were still hot. In addition, several Argentine players, including their captain Leo Messi, were critical of the performance of the Spanish referee Mateu Lahoz, who showed 17 yellow cards. “FIFA can’t put a referee like that because he isn’t up to it,” said the ’10’.