Bad news for Athletic. The Competition committee has punished Iñigo
Martinez with four games of sanction for the slap on Sergio
Lion when the match against Levante played last Friday at the Ciutat de València had finished. This body of the Federation has interpreted that there was aggression. The Ibaigane club will appeal.
The collegiate Diaz de Mera He wrote the facts in the minutes as follows: “In the 90th minute the player (4) Martínez Berridi, Iñigo was sent off for the following reason: Once the match was over and while still on the field of play, he struck with his hand in the face an opponent using excessive force. This fact was communicated to both delegates in the changing room tunnel, since the player involved had left the field of play ”.
With this decision, the center-back from Ondarroa will drop tomorrow in the Cup return against Levante. If the punishment had been one to three games, the sanction would have been fulfilled in the next league match, this Sunday against Granada in San Mamés.