Madrid appeal against Mourinho sanctions

Real Madrid CF have appealed against the five-game suspension handed to coach José Mourinho in relation to the UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg against FC Barcelona.

José Mourinho was handed a five-match suspension
José Mourinho was handed a five-match suspension ©Getty Images

Real Madrid CF have appealed against the disciplinary verdict handed down to Real Madrid CF coach José Mourinho by the UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body on 6 May, and relating to the UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg between Real Madrid CF and FC Barcelona in Madrid on 27 April.

The appeal follows the sending by UEFA of the reasoned decision on 6 June. The date of the hearing will be communicated in due course.