Article 53 Yellow and red cards - Women's Champions League

Regulations of the UEFA Women's Champions League

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Competition Regulations
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Clubs
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UWCL
FullSeasonYears
2021/22
EnforcementDate
1 May 2021
53.01

As a rule, a player or a team official sent off from the field of play and/or its immediate surrounds, including the technical area, is automatically suspended for the next match in the competition. In case of serious offences, the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body is entitled to augment this punishment, including by extending it to other competitions.

53.02

In case of repeated cautions:

  1. before the group stage, players and team officials are suspended for the next competition match after two cautions, which did not result in a red card, as well as after the fourth caution;

  2. from the first match in the group stage, players and team officials are suspended for the next competition match after three cautions, which did not result in a red card, as well as following any subsequent odd-numbered caution (fifth, seventh, ninth, etc).

53.03

Single yellow cards and pending suspensions are always carried forward to the next stage of the competition.

53.04

Exceptionally, all yellow cards and pending yellow-card suspensions expire on completion of round 2. They are not carried forward to the group stage. In addition, all yellow cards expire on completion of the quarter-finals. They are not carried forward to the semi-finals.

53.05

Cautions and pending yellow-card suspensions expire on completion of the competition.