The Disciplinary Board of the Portuguese Football Federation applied a fifteen-day suspension to the FC Porto coach.
Sérgio Conceição is punished for declarations after the game with Belenenses, analyzed as “offenses to the honor or consideration of referees”.
In addition to the suspension, the coach was also punished with a fine of 7,650 euros.
Remember that FC Porto host Benfica on December 23, for the Cup of Portugal. to what the more football found out, the notification only arrived this Thursday, December 9, and takes effect the following day. In this scenario, Sérgio Conceição cannot go to the bench in the game against Benfica, except for an eventual appeal of the decision.
Before, the dragons face Sp. Braga (12 December) and Vizela (19 December), for the League, and in the middle they receive Rio Ave for the League Cup (15 December).
It should also be noted that the communication director of FC Porto, Francisco J Marques, is suspended for 45 days, and also pays a fine of 7,650 euros.
FC Porto’s SAD itself pays a fine of 8,160 euros, but the process opened to Pepe was shelved “due to prescription of the disciplinary procedure”.