The sports court of the German football Association (DFB) has confirmed in the oral hearing, the penalties for Filip Kostic from Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt. The 27-year-old Serb remains, therefore, for four of the DFB Cup games locked. The lock ends, in any case, no later than the end of the season 2021/2022. Kostic was in extra time of the DFB-Pokal match against Werder Bremen on 4. March of referee Felix Zwayer due to the raw game of the field was referenced and therefore was absent already in the 1:2-defeat in the semi-final in Munich.
Hans E. Lorenz, who served as Chairman of the DFB sports court in the trial, said: "for the Benefit of the player's voice, that there is no infringement intention, he is not biased sports court, regretted his behavior and immediately and sincerely apologized. At the time of sentencing was also considered to be on the other side that the injury is a result of the affected player is significantly more serious than initially assumed. The player was able to ride until today, no game more best. Against this Background, a suspension of the punishment was probation eligible.“
Against the judgment of the sports Tribunal within a week, appeal to the DFB Federal court is possible.Updated Date: 24 June 2020, 19:19