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Neymar handed two match ban following PSG brawl



Paris Saint-Germain F.C (PSG) star, Neymar has been handed a two match ban for his role in the brawl that ensued in their game against Marseille last weekend.

It was a massive brawl as five players were sent off the pitch after the fight broke out.

Neymar handed two match ban following PSG brawl lailasnews

A fight broke out between Argentine pair Dario Benedetto and Leandro Paredes and then extended to other players at the end of PSG’s shock 1-0 defeat to Marseille last Sunday.

The LFP Disciplinary Committee in France has now revealed punishment for the players involved in the mass brawl.

T he French football governing announced PSG full-back, Layvin Kurzawa, has been slapped with a six-game ban for his role after he kicked Jordan Amavi.

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Amavi was slapped with a three-match ban with Marseille team-mate Dario Benedetto receiving a one-match ban.

Brazilian striker, Neymar, who was caught by VAR hitting Marseille defender Alvaro Gonzalez during the clash, received a two-match ban with a suspended sentence with Leandro Paredes handed the same punishment.

Neymar accused Gonzalez of racially abusing him during the clash. He claimed Alvaro called him a ‘monkey son of a b****’, but Gonzalez has since denied the claims.

The LFP will investigate those allegations against the Spanish defender, and also look into claims filed by Marseille that PSG star Angel Di Maria spat at Gonzalez.

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