PSG: Neymar Banned For 2 Games

Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar has been suspended for two matches after being red-carded against Lille last Saturday.

The Brazilian international will not be able to 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.  

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The former Barcelona star gave assists to Kylian Mbappe and Marquinhos during the encounter against Bayern.