• Neymar receives ban while Ligue 1 open investigation into his claim of racial abuse

    7 days ago - By CaughtOffside

    Neymar has been handed a two-match ban as Ligue 1 announced the repercussions of the heated clash between Paris Saint-Germain and Marseille players last weekend.
    There were five red cards in total in the heated encounter between the rivals on Sunday, with Neymar one of those to be dismissed along with team-mates Layvin Kurzawa and Leandro Paredes.
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    They received six and two match suspensions respectively, while Marseille pair Jordan Amavi and Dario Benedetto will sit out three and one games each.
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  • Neymar banned 2 matches as French league opens racism investigation

    7 days ago - By TheScore

    Paris Saint-Germain 's Neymar received a two-match ban Wednesday for his role in the melee versus Marseille , and the French league has launched an investigation into racism accusations made by the Brazilian against Alvaro Gonzalez. Neymar also received an additional suspended one-match ban after being disciplined for slapping Gonzalez in the back of the head during an added-time brawl on Saturday that saw five players sent off. Neymar said post-match that Gonzalez called him a "monkey," adding the match official ignored the issue when addressed during the Ligue 1 holders' 1-0 defeat...
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