A expensive mistake by the Catalans
Barcelona Femeni have been formally kicked out of the Copa de la Reina for fielding an ineligible participant of their 9-0 win over Osasuna.
Summer time signing Geyse Ferreira featured within the match for Barcelona however had a suspension hanging over her after receiving a crimson card within the competitors final season.
An investigation has since taken place and it’s now been confirmed that the holders are out of this yr’s match. They’ve additionally been fined 1,001 euros and have 10 days to enchantment the choice. Osasuna progress to the quarter-finals.
Sevilla have additionally been booted out for the same offence. The Andalusians used Nagore Calderón of their tie however the midfielder shouldn’t have performed due to a crimson card towards Tenerife final season.
Barca have dominated the Copa de Reina and are probably the most profitable crew within the competitors’s historical past. The Catalans have lifted the trophy on 9 events and in every of the final three seasons.