Neymar banned for two games, Alvaro investigated after PSG-Marseille brawl


Paris St Germain’s Neymar has been given a two-match ban for hanging out at Olympique de Marseille’s Alvaro Gonzalez in remaining Sunday’s fiery 1-Zero defeat in Ligue 1, organisers stated on Wednesday.

The league’s commentary added that defender Alvaro used to be being investigated after Neymar accused the Spaniard of the use of racist language against him all over the event, during which a complete of 5 avid gamers had been despatched off following a mass brawl in stoppage time.

PSG defender Layvin Kurzawa used to be given a six-match ban, the heaviest sanction of all, for his function within the disagreement on the finish of the event between the two opponents, whilst Marseille defender Jordan Amavi used to be banned for 3 suits.

Neymar, the sector’s most costly participant, used to be routinely suspended from Wednesday’s 1-Zero win over Metz for the pink card, as used to be staff mate Leandro Paredes for additionally seeing pink towards Marseille, and each avid gamers also are suspended from Sunday’s away sport at Nice.

Neymar and Paredes, who additionally each won a suspended sanction of an extra one-match ban, will make their returns towards Stade de Reims on September 27. Marseille striker Dario Benedetto used to be passed a one-game suspension whilst PSG’s Angel di Maria, who used to be booked all over the sport however used to be now not punished for the struggle, has been referred to as to wait a gathering of the league’s disciplinary committee subsequent Wednesday.

Neymar had justified lashing out at Alvaro via announcing the Spaniard had racially abused him. Alvaro has denied Neymar’s allegation.

“Regarding Alvaro Gonzalez, given the nature of the facts, the Commission has decided to place the case under investigation,” added the league’s commentary.



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