Uruguayan players accused of altercation with referee

Uruguay investigated for dispute with referees after being eliminated from the World Cup of Qatar

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The Uruguayan players complained, believing that it should have been conceded. a penalty in a2-0 win against Ghana on Friday. An extra goal would have given Celeste a place in the knockout stages instead of Korea South.

FIFA on Monday accused four players of the Uruguayan national team of abusive behavior towards the referee after they were removed from the World Cup.

The Uruguayan Football Federation is also accused of discrimination, he said. FIFA without giving details.

According to FIFA, Edinson Cavani, José María Giménez, Diego Godín and Fernando Muslera faces disciplinary proceedings for "offensive conduct and rape" of the principles of fair play", as well as for alleged faults.

They were part of a group of players who protested against the referee. German Daniel Siebert after the final whistle at Al Janoub Stadium.

FIFA has not specified a timetable for its Disciplinary Committee to Decide on these cases.

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