Laliga Hands Barcelona Blow As Lewandoski’s Red Card Ban Upheld – Pegars News

Barcelona striker Robert Lewandowski will serve a 3-match ban after Spain’s sports activities court docket upheld the punishment.

Lewandowski was despatched off at Osasuna earlier than the World Cup break in November.

His ban was suspended by one other court docket in Madrid final week, which allowed the Poland worldwide to play in the 1-1 draw with Espanyol on Saturday.

But the 34-year-old ahead will now miss La Liga video games towards Atletico Madrid, Getafe and Girona.

Lewandowski was proven two yellow playing cards, the second for an elbow to David Garcia’s face, in the 2-1 victory towards Osasuna.

The Spanish soccer affiliation added an additional two video games to his automated one-match ban as a result of of a gesture displaying a “contemptuous attitude towards the referees”.

Espanyol have been angered by the court docket choice that allowed Lewandowski to face them and their president and board refused to attend the match towards Barcelona.

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