KYLE Walker will miss Manchester City’s next THREE Champions League games after Uefa hit the England defender with their maximum ban.
ウォーカー だった sent off for a shocking kick from behind on Leipzig’s Andre Silva as the Etihad side lost their final group match.
The incident saw the defender come steaming in from behind before making a brutal swipe at the 26-year-old’s legs.
He got no contact on the ball and ペップ・グアルディオラ 前記: “I hope he learns from this. It was a red card, definitely.”
The moment of madness cost 市 a draw or even a potential win.
It meant the イングランド full-back faced an automatic one-match suspension, although City were hoping to limit the damage.
But after assessing the incident Uefa’s control and disciplinary body imposed the three-game ban.
City have the right to appeal and could see the punishment reduced, potentially to two matches but are understood to be likely to accept the decision.
そのまま, でも, Walker will miss both legs of the last 16 tie with Portuguese champions Sporting Lisbon and the first leg of the quarter-finals if City go through.
In other disciplinary decisions, レスター ボス ブレンダン・ロジャース was given a one match ban – suspended for one year – after being adjudged responsible for the late start to the second half of the Foxes’ Europa League defeat at Napoli, with the club fined £8,300.
マンチェスターユナイテッド received a similar fine for a pitch invasion during their draw with Young Boys.
UEFA fined the Red Devils over £8000 after three men stormed past security before invading the pitch at Old Trafford.