Tottenham’s Eveliina Summanen has been suspended for two matches after being accused of “successfully cheating on a match official”.
The penalty for the Finnish midfielder, who denied the charges after an incident with Manchester United, has been upheld. Ella Toone in women Super League at the beginning of the month.
Toone was sent off after pushing Summanen off the shoulder in the final stages of the game, but England The midfielder’s red card was revoked last week and Football Federation He confirmed on Tuesday that Summanen was banned.
Tottenham Hotspur Women’s Eveliina Summanen has been suspended for two matches after their game against WSL on Sunday, 12 February. Manchester United Women.
“The midfielder denied the accusation of ‘successfully cheating on the match official’, which allegedly occurred in the 80th minute and resulted in the opponent’s ejection, amounting to improper conduct.
“An independent Regulatory Commission upheld the charge at a later hearing and placed a two-game ban on him.
“Written reasons will be published when the time comes.”
Despite Toone’s ejection, Leah Galton’s second-half kick and Molly Bartrip’s own goal secured a win for United at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, but manager Marc Skinner was disappointed with Summanen’s reaction.
“Acting may be a tough word, but the truth is, you don’t need to turn around holding your face, right? No need,” he said after the match.
“You want to see passion for your club. Yes, it’s a foul and possibly a yellow card from Tooney’s interference, but legs are tangled. Maybe there is some disappointment and we need to be held accountable for our actions.
“We will evaluate this internally and deal with it internally, but you don’t have to turn around just holding your face. That’s the part of our game I don’t want to get involved in, because it’s an obvious shoulder push and maybe even more frustration.”