West Ham boss David Moyes and captain Declan Rice have been banned by UEFA for one and two matches respectively following the membership’s Europa League defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt.
European soccer’s governing physique has introduced Moyes will serve a one-game suspension for unsporting conduct whereas Rice obtained a two-match ban for abusing a referee within the second leg of final month’s semi-final defeat.
Moyes was proven a straight purple card by referee Jesus Gil Manzano for booting the ball at a ballboy whereas England midfielder Rice accused the Spanish official of corruption after the Hammers’ 1-0 loss in Frankfurt had sealed the Bundesliga facet’s 3-1 combination win.
Rice’s remarks to Manzano within the tunnel on the finish of the sport have been captured by American TV firm Fox Sports activities, with footage circulating on social media.
“Ref, ref, it’s so poor, all evening, it’s so dangerous,” the 23 12 months previous mentioned
“How will you be that dangerous, truthfully? You’ve most likely been f****** paid. F****** corruption.”
West Ham had Aaron Cresswell dismissed within the nineteenth minute at Deutsche Financial institution Park for knocking down Jens Petter Hauge as he tried to undergo on purpose.
The complete-back was initially proven a yellow card, which was upgraded to purple after a video assistant referee evaluation.
UEFA have additionally fined West Ham £1,502 (€1,748) for his or her followers’ use of fireworks at Frankfurt’s Deutsche Financial institution Park stadium.
The governing physique additionally mentioned Frankfurt would play one match behind closed doorways, topic to a probationary two-year interval, and fined them £68,684 (€79,973) in complete for six offences, together with their followers’ pitch invasion, throwing objects and inadequate safety of the taking part in space in opposition to intruders.