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Barcelona coach Koeman given two-match touchline ban | Football News

Koeman was dismissed within the dying seconds of the match for dissent after Sergio Busquets had kicked a second ball that was on the pitch into an opposition participant to get the sport stopped.

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UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2021 09:42 AM IST

Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman has been handed a two-game touchline ban by the Spanish soccer federation’s competitors committee after he was proven a purple card in Thursday’s goalless LaLiga draw with Cadiz, the Catalan membership stated.

Koeman was dismissed within the dying seconds of the match for dissent after Sergio Busquets had kicked a second ball that was on the pitch into an opposition participant to get the sport stopped.

The Dutchman will probably be absent from the touchline for Sunday’s residence sport with Levante and subsequent week’s journey to champions Atletico Madrid.

Barcelona, who’re seventh within the standings with 9 factors from 5 video games, stated they might enchantment to cut back Koeman’s ban to at least one sport.

Barcelona’s poor outcomes have heaped strain on Koeman, whose future on the membership has come below doubt.

Club President Joan Laporta had backed Koeman as supervisor earlier than Thursday’s match but in addition stated he needed to begin producing higher soccer and the board wouldn’t shirk powerful selections if wanted.

This story has been revealed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content.

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