UEFA: No action against Ramos for clash with Karius
ABS-CBN Sports on May 30, 2018 08:12 AM
Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos celebrates after winning the Champions League Final soccer match between Real Madrid and Liverpool at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA says it is taking no action against Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos for a clash with Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius in the Champions League final.
A disciplinary rule which allows cases to be opened for serious misconduct not seen by the match officials "is not applied in this case," UEFA says.
Ramos struck Karius's head with his right elbow in an off-the-ball incident when the score was 0-0 early in the second half of Madrid's 3-1 win on Saturday.
Television replays also appeared to show Ramos being pushed toward Karius by Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk.
UEFA says: "No other protest has been lodged."
Ramos angered fans of Liverpool and Egypt for his earlier challenge that ended Mohamed Salah's game due to an injured left shoulder.