Defender Ramy Bensebaini from Bundesliga club Borussia Mönchengladbach is threatened with massive anger from the DFB for allegedly insulting the referee during the league game against SC Freiburg (0-0) on Saturday. The association’s control committee will “investigate the process,” the DFB said SID with.
Bensabaini is said to have insulted referee Benjamin Brand (Unterspiesheim) after his yellow-red card (87th). According to Sky, the French words “fils de pute” (son of a bitch) fell.
After a whistle from the referee, the Algerian international shot the ball wide. After the yellow card, Bensebaini gave Brand scornful applause and was sent off. After that, the referee was probably insulted on the way to the dressing room.
“The basis for sports jurisdiction is the entry in the game report. If the referee didn’t notice it on the pitch and didn’t enter it, the control committee can investigate afterwards,” said referee Sascha Stegemann on Sunday in a one-two at Sport1.
Gladbach coach Daniel Farke had criticized his player and referee Brand. “He has to have his emotions under control. That mustn’t happen to him,” Farke complained after the game. But he added: “If the player has to have his emotions under control, then the referee has to have his emotions under control too. He can’t give a yellow card for the ball that has been pushed away.”