Cadiz defender Juan Cala has said he will not hide away after being accused of making a racial slur to Mouctar Diakhaby in Sunday’s 2-1 win over Valencia.

The Spaniard, who had an altercation with Diakhaby leading to the Frenchman telling the referee he had been racially abused, said he will give his side of the story on Tuesday.

The entire Valencia team left the pitch in protest after Diakhaby said he had been abused but returned after being told by the referee that the team could be sanctioned if it did not return to the pitch.

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Diakhaby asked to be substituted as he did not want to continue playing, and Cala, who scored the opening goal, was taken off by coach Alvaro Cervera at halftime.

The Spanish defender told the Spanish network Gol at the club’s training ground on Monday he was calm after the incident and that he will explain…

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