Espanyol sees the Competitors proposal to play two video games with out an viewers as “unfair”

The investigating decide of the Competitors Committee of the Royal Spanish Soccer Federation (RFEF) has proposed a sanction towards RCD Espanyol of two video games with out an viewers in its stadium, now referred to as Stage Entrance Stadium and to conform at the beginning of the season in Segunda, after the invasion of the sphere final season within the derby towards FC Barcelona.

RCD Espanyol assured that the sanction of two matches behind closed doorways, with out followers within the stands, could be “disproportionate and unfair” and was in whole disagreement with the Competitors proposal, which comes after greater than a month of deliberation and introduced that may resort “to all doable cases.”

The sanction proposal, pending ratification by the Competitors, comes because of what occurred on Might 14 on matchday 34 of LaLiga Santander, within the Espanyol-Barca derby (2-4), when some 200 people invaded the sphere of play after the conflict, when Barca, who had been proclaimed champion of the League in a mathematical manner, was celebrating it within the heart of the sphere.

The blue and white membership remembers that it has “at all times” spoken out towards any violent act or habits that might tarnish the picture of the entity and its followers. “On this sense, our membership has at all times confronted its tasks by appearing in an exemplary and proactive method when there have been conditions that violated the values ​​of the membership and the game,” he assessed.

“As well as, within the case at hand and because the safety forces themselves have acknowledged, RCD Espanyol had all of the means and measures crucial for a match just like the one performed final Might, collaborating from minute one in every thing required by authorities and with the safety forces themselves”, defended Espanyol.

In reality, the membership assures that what occurred in its stadium “has no place in soccer or in society” and introduced that they may proceed to behave within the “most forceful technique to eradicate” such behaviors from their services.

“We perceive, nevertheless, {that a} disproportionate criterion is utilized right here and inconsistent with different instances that impacts the whole membership and season ticket holders from all sectors of the Stadium. A sanction that we contemplate disproportionate by the Competitors Committee, making use of in our opinion an exemplary aggravating issue that lacks authorized basis or tangible assist past biased worth judgments,” the entity alleged.