After Paris Saint-Germain appealed against a yellow card shown to Adrien Rabiot against Real Madrid, UEFA has upheld the referee’s decision.
UEFA has confirmed Adrien Rabiot’s yellow card against Real Madrid in the Champions League will stand following an appeal from Paris Saint-Germain.
The midfielder was booked for a challenge on Luka Modric.
PSG appealed against the decision, but UEFA said its Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body had ruled against the French club.
The 22-year-old was heavily critical of PSG’s performance against Madrid, suggesting they had repeated their stunning collapse against Barcelona last season.
“We always say the same things, we always do the same things, and in the end, we are always floored in the same way,” Rabiot told beIN SPORTS.
“It’s great to put eight goals past Dijon, but it is in these matches that you have to make it count.”
Rabiot’s booking was his first in the Champions League this season, so he remains available for the second leg in Paris on March 6.