Freiburg (dpa) - The Control Committee of the German Football Association (DFB) will make after the red cards in the chaotic final phase of the Bundesliga match between the SC Freiburg and Eintracht Frankfurt a complaint to the sports court.
Frankfurt captain David Abraham had been sent off after running SCF coach Christian Streich. The Freiburg Vincenzo Grifo saw after using the video evidence red, because he had taken Abraham during the subsequent pack formation in the face.
If a football professional sees the red card, he is automatically suspended until the decision on the penalty by the competent sports court. The Control Committee will first send its application to the accused, who can agree in advance. The sports court may make a ruling in a single judge ruling or in an oral or written hearing.
Why Abraham had cleared him, Streich did not know. Abraham had approached him so quickly that he could not have dodged, said the Freiburg coach on the Rempel attack of the Argentine from Eintracht Frankfurt.
"And then he would just have run me over the hooves, that's Alemannic," said the 54-year-old. After the Argentinean had apologized to him in the catacombs of the Black Forest Stadium, Streich could laugh about the action again.
"He came to me, apologized. I said, "David, everything's okay." Then he said, "I thought you were a bit more stable." »Joked Freiburg coach. Because he was stable at the body check of the hothead shortly before the end of the 1-0 victory against Eintracht had not been, but went down in front of the bench of the sports club. Then stormed Freiburg coaching team and the substitutes to Abraham. The result: Red for the Argentine and for Freiburg's Vincenzo Grifo, who had caught Abraham in the face.
"In the end, it has become a bit hectic," said Frankfurt coach Adi Hütter with his Austrian accent. The Christian had "lost his feet under the ground," commented Hütter with a smile. A little later, Eintracht also posted a public apology from Abraham on social networks. The sports club also tweeted a picture of Abraham and Grifo, laughing and shaking hands.