Oscar Mingueza, player of the Barcelona and of the Spanish under-21 team, will not be able to play the last match of the group stage against the Czech Republic this Tuesday (9:00 p.m.) as the UEFA has decided to keep the red card he saw against Italy despite the appeal of Spain.
The central of the FC Barcelona he was expelled in the 87th minute for an alleged attack on Rovella. The reality, after seeing the images, is that the Italian footballer faced the Spaniard face to face and pretended that he had attacked him, when Mingueza he made no move.
In the clairvoyance of the images the confidence of the central, the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) and L himselfuis from the source. The coach was resounding yesterday in the press room, but his wish has not been fulfilled.
“The appeal was submitted on time and we are waiting for a response. We do not yet know what is going to happen. If you allow me, I want to be optimistic because it is a great moment to do justice and teach young footballers a lesson to show that cheating is not valid in football. A victim of an assault, make him pay when he has not had any responsibility. I would love it to be interpreted that way, “he said at a press conference.
Finally, six hours before the start of the game, it was confirmed that Mingueza He will not be able to participate and could even jeopardize his presence on the list for the elimination phase that will be played from May 31 to June 6, since the body cataloged the expulsion to a minimum degree that could lead to one to three games of sanction.