PSG’s Neymar handed two-match ban

PSG's Neymar handed two-match ban

A VAR evaluate confirmed Neymar made contact with the again of Marseille defender Alvaro Gonzalez’s head

Paris St-Germain ahead Neymar has been banned for 2 video games after being despatched off in opposition to Marseille – however French soccer authorities will examine his accusation of racial abuse.

The Brazil worldwide was the last of five red cards in Sunday’s bad-tempered Ligue 1 match after he hit Marseille defender Alvaro Gonzalez.

Neymar later accused his opponent of racism on social media and urged the authorities to make use of VAR to analyze.

Gonzalez has denied Neymar’s declare.

The different 4 gamers despatched off have additionally acquired bans – with PSG defender Layvin Kurzawa suspended for six matches.

His team-mate Leandro Paredes has been banned for 2 video games – whereas for Marseille, Jordan Amavi has acquired a three-match suspension and Dario Benedetto should sit out one sport.

The Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP), the governing physique {of professional} French soccer, has confirmed it’ll examine Neymar’s accusation.

PSG mentioned they are going to “strongly support” their participant, whereas Marseille launched an announcement saying: “Alvaro Gonzalez is not racist; he demonstrated it to us by his daily behaviour since joining the club, as his team-mates have already testified.”

Angel di Maria, Neymar’s PSG team-mate, can even be summoned to the LFP’s disciplinary fee assembly on 23 September following claims he spat at Marseille’s Gonzalez.

Neymar, Paredes, Kurzawa, Amavi and Benedetto, have been dismissed after a brawl broke out in added time on the finish the match on the Parc des Princes, which Marseille received 1-0.

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