Neymar Jr has been sanctioned with two games after his expulsion in the duel that measured PSG and Olympique de Marseille. The Brazilian has finally had a lighter punishment than expected, as he could have lost up to seven games after his dispute with Alvaro Gonzalez. The sanction could be one more game if he is a repeat offender.
During the duel there were five expelled and one of them was Neymar, who attacked Álvaro González after receiving alleged racist insults. Before a whole revolution was mounted on the field of play with five expulsions and up to 12 yellow cards, Neymar was heard saying the following phrase on the field: « Racism, no. » Minutes later, an incredible tangana originated that resulted in the expulsion of the Brazilian. Before, Di María had also been expelled for spitting on Álvaro González. « Because he was a racist, that’s why I hit him, » said the forward when he faced the changing room tunnel after being sent off.
On the other hand, the Disciplinary Commission of the LFP has sanctioned Leandro Paredes with two games, Layvin Kurzawa has had six matchess for triggering the fight. He has also punished Amavi with three games, and Paredes with two. For its part, Álvaro Gonzáles and Di María, due to their spitting, will be called to testify in the coming days.