This Friday, Betis came to be two goals down, but reversed the score against Elche, which ended with three players sent off, which unleashed the fury of bragarnikwho is president of the club but is also a representative of soccer players, among them Dario Benedettocurrent Boca striker.
The Spanish Fidel (7′ PT, from a penalty) and the Argentine striker Lucas Boye (9 PT) put the locals ahead, while the Spanish Borja Iglesias (20’ST), John Miranda (23′ ST) and the Brazilian william joseph (45+5′ ST, penalty) scored for the visit.
Elche finished the match with 9 players, due to the expulsions of the Argentine Lisandro Magallan (11′ ST), Spanish Pape Sheikh (12′ ST), who was on the substitute bench, and the Chilean Enzo Roco (45+3’ST).
With this result, Elche It continues with only 9 units, and suffered a severe setback in its fight to stay in the highest category of Spanish football.
The harsh report of the referee
The minutes of the match Elche-Betisprepared by the referee Villanueva Churchesreflects “insults and threats” at the end of the meeting by several leaders of the Elcheamong them the owner of the club, and members of the coaching staff, who are exposed to sanctions by the Competition Committee and the Anti-Violence Commission.
as reflected Villanueva Churches in the minutes, once the match is over bragarnik He went to the referee’s locker room and said that “They are not going to leave here“, alluding to the stadium. Also the general director of Elche, Peter Schinoccahe addressed the referee with the phrase “I’m recording you son of a bitch”while bringing his phone to his face.
The director of the sports area, Sergio Manteconwas also identified by the police in the changing room tunnel when addressing one of the assistant referees with the following terms: “They are scoundrels, sons of bitches”. He repeated his message, as he explains Villanueva Churches in the minutes, repeatedly, for which reason he had to be restrained by various members of the National Police Force.
Prior to the incidents at the end, during the match the player Pape Sheikha recent signing for the club and who has not yet been able to debut, was sent off with a direct red card for addressing the fourth official in the following terms: “What sons of bitches are you”.
After the game there were also moments of tension between the players of both teams and their coaching staff, already in the tunnel to the changing rooms, when considering the Elche that the Betic celebrations were out of place considering the circumstances and that they became a provocation.
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