sports: PSG star, Neymar banned for two games
Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar, has been suspended for two matches, following his red card against Lille last Saturday.
This means the Brazilian international will not feature for PSG when they tackle Strasbourg this weekend and Saint-Etienne on April 18, the Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) has announced.
Neymar was sent off during PSG’s 1-0 home defeat following an altercation with Lille defender, Tiago Djalo, who was also dismissed.
Neymar and Djalo were given three-match bans, but with one of those games suspended.
PSG’s defeat against Lille means Mauricio Pochettino’s men are now three points behind Christophe Galtier’s side on the Ligue 1 table.
Meanwhile, Neymar was impressive for PSG in their Champions League quarter-final first leg 3-2 victory against Bayern Munich on Wednesday night.
The former Barcelona star gave assists to Kylian Mbappe and Marquinhos during the encounter against Bayern.