Chile’s Gonzalo Jara is facing disciplinary proceedings soon after his controversial actions inside the Copa America quarter-finals.
Copa America organisers CONMEBOL have opened disciplinary proceedings against Chile’s Gonzalo Jara following his actions within the 1-0 quarter-final win over Uruguay.
The defender was involved inside a clash with Edinson Cavani that appeared to provoke the Uruguay striker, whose subsequent reaction was punished with a second yellow card.
Obtaining currently been booked, Cavani was punished for raising his hand to Jara’s face, using the latter falling to ground theatrically.
Television replays then revealed the provocation Cavani had received, with Jara appearing to prod the Paris Saint-Germain forward inside the backside with a finger.
The CONMEBOL Disciplinary Tribunal opened proceedings against the Chilean on Saturday, and it is actually anticipated that a selection on any possible punishment are going to be produced before Chile’s semi-final with Peru on Monday.
The Disciplinary Tribunal has also received a complaint from the Chile Football Association (ANFP) against many members with the Uruguay team following the match, with that case set to be examined as soon as the Copa is concluded.
In line with the FIFA Disciplinary Code, any suspensions that surpass the duration on the Copa will carry more than to the qualifying matches for the 2018 World Cup.
Jara’s German club, Mainz, have currently suggested they may be prepared to aspect corporation with the player following his actions.
Speaking to Bild on Friday, Mainz sports director Christian Heidel stated: “He knows that if an present comes, he can go.
“We usually do not tolerate that. More than the prod, nevertheless, it truly is what comes afterwards that makes me angry. I hate theatrics more than something.”