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Neymar receives two-match ban as French league examine declare he was racially abused

Neymar receives two-match ban as French league examine declare he was racially abused

Neymar receives two-match ban as French league examine declare he was racially abused

2020-09-16 21:08:30

A VAR assessment 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 final of 5 crimson playing 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 opposite 4 gamers despatched off have additionally obtained 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 obtained a three-match suspension and Dario Benedetto should sit out one recreation.

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

PSG stated they’ll “strongly assist” their participant, whereas Marseille launched a press release saying: “Alvaro Gonzalez shouldn’t be racist; he demonstrated it to us by his each day behaviour since becoming a member of the membership, as his team-mates have already testified.”

Angel di Maria, Neymar’s PSG team-mate, may 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, had 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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