Verratti before the disciplinary committee on March 2 after his remarks on arbitration
The midfielder of Paris SG Marco Verratti, exasperated by the arbitration of Nantes-PSG (3-1) on Saturday in Ligue 1, will appear before the Disciplinary Committee of the League on Wednesday March 2, we learned on Wednesday from a source. aware of the deliberations. The commission, meeting in the evening on other issues, set the study of the case of the Italian at its next meeting, scheduled for March 2 from 6:00 p.m. Verratti will have to answer for his words spoken against the referees, after the National Council of Ethics of the French Football Federation (FFF) seized the disciplinary committee in recent days.
After the Parisian defeat in Ligue 1 in Nantes on Saturday (3-1), the Italian was very upset at the microphone of Canal +. « It is not possible that we take 10 yellow cards (6 in reality, editor’s note). We can’t talk to the referee (M. Lesage, editor’s note), we can’t do anything. He’s the only referee in the world who can do something like that (…) Sometimes the referees have to take responsibility, because there we got over it with the referees“, had launched the PSG player.
According to the FFF’s disciplinary scale, Verratti risks two suspension matches if his remarks are judged « excessive » Where « displaced« , three matches if they are judged « hurtful » Where « likely to offend a person« , and five matches if they are judged « rude » Where « offensive« . Other bad news for PSG: the disciplinary committee confirmed on Wednesday that Kylian Mbappé will miss the trip to Nice in Ligue 1 on March 5. The Parisian striker received Saturday in Nantes a third yellow card in ten Championship matches, synonymous with a suspension match.