Argentina are being investigated by FIFA following the occasions that occurred throughout the heated encounter in opposition to the Netherlands.
Lionel Scaloni’s crew wanted penalties to beat their opponents after Wout Weghorst got here off the bench to attain two late targets and drive additional time. The vastly tense encounter noticed the referee pull out 17 yellow playing cards in addition to a pink card to Dumfries after the sport.
Quite a bit went on throughout and after the sport. Lionel Messi was seen confronting Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal gesturing one thing and previous to that he additionally aimed a celebration at him which is claimed to have one thing to do with an incident from the previous.
FIFA has now opened up an investigation in opposition to each Argentinan and the Dutch FA and have issued the next assertion (by way of Mirror):
“The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has opened proceedings in opposition to the Argentinian Soccer Affiliation as a consequence of potential breaches of articles 12 (Misconduct of gamers and officers) and 16 (Order and safety at matches) of the FIFA Disciplinary Code throughout the Netherlands v. Argentina FIFA World Cup™ match that occurred on 9 December,” the assertion learn.
“Moreover, the FIFA Disciplinary Committee has opened proceedings in opposition to the Dutch Soccer Affiliation as a consequence of potential breaches of article 12 of the FIFA Disciplinary Code in relation to the identical match.”
Argentina supervisor Scaloni, in addition to a number of members of his squad, obtained yellow playing cards from referee Mateu Lahoz. In the meantime, Dutch substitute Weghorst was booked for an incident on the touchline earlier than getting into the sport.