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Paris Saint-Germain striker, Neymar banned for two Ligue 1 games after red card

Brazilian superstar, Neymar has been banned for Paris Saint-Germain's next two Ligue 1 matches, the Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) has announced. The Brazil international was sent off following an altercation with Lille defender Tiago Djalo, who was also dismissed during Ligue 1 clash last weekend.  Neymar was given two yellow cards, the second for a late push on Tiago Djalo, who was also dismissed. Neymar also tried to confront Djalo again in the hallway leading to the dressing rooms. The duo were each handed three-match bans, with one of those games suspended. Neymar will miss Saturday’s game at Strasbourg and the match against struggling Saint-Etienne on April 18. Djalo, who was also dismissed for a second bookable offence after clashing with the PSG man, was given a one-match suspension. Both players had a further one-game ban suspended. The defending champions sit three points behind new Ligue 1 leaders Lille with seven matches remaining. The post Paris Saint-Germain striker, Neymar banned for two Ligue 1 games after red card appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.

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