Ligue 1: Mbappé Suspended Two More Matches, Neymar Waiting to be Fixed

PSG striker Kylian Mbappé has received a red card in the final of the Coupe de France against Rennes on April 27, 2019 at the Stade de France.

Expelled in the final of the Coupe de France against Rennes, Kylian Mbappé will not play the next two meetings of Ligue 1. Neymar is also at risk of suspension.

The disciplinary body of the Federation has decided: for his violent foul on a Rennes in the final of the Coupe de France, Kylian Mbappé has yet to serve two suspension games, while a procedure is open against Neymar , author of a gesture mood against a provocative spectator.

In total, Mbappé receives three suspension – the usual fee – after his red card for his knee-high brace for the Breton defender Damien Da Silva, who was able to finish the match. But the nugget Paris has already been deprived of the meeting of Ligue 1 against Montpellier Tuesday.

“The red card at the end is not him”

His trainer Thomas Tuchel had however found him extenuating circumstances after the defeat in the Coupe de France:

“He had some muscle problems (on the eve of the match), he stopped training earlier and passed tests at the hospital. Maybe it was in his head. The red card at the end is not him.”

The German technician had not had the same kindness for Neymar. ” I do not like at all. It’s not possible to do that, it’s just not possible, “said the Paris coach to the press earlier this week, referring to the blow given at the presentation of the medals by the Brazilian to a Rennes supporter lodger.

In Brazil, the comments are also harsh. “As if it were not enough for him to fall all the time, to be impolite, unfriendly and superficial, Neymar was cowardly in hitting a supporter who was teasing him,” stigmatized highly respected sports columnist Juca Kfouri said. the columns of the daily Folha de Sao Paulo.

The videos of the incident, taken from several angles – including from the viewer’s own phone – have become viral on social networks

Brazilian striker PSG Neymar in the final of the Coupe de France against Rennes on April 27, 2019 at the Stade de France.
Brazilian striker PSG Neymar in the final of the Coupe de France against Rennes on April 27, 2019 at the Stade de France. (© AFP / Archives / Martin BUREAU)

“Did I act badly? Yes. “

Everything slips while “Ney” climbs the spans of the Stade de France to get the medal of the finalist. “Oh, learn to play football, you! This individual is thrown at him, to whom Neymar responds at once – without much force – to his face.

For the defense of the player, on a video, we hear the man in question distribute “Oh Buffon, dirty jester! Oh Kurzawa keep your hand! Oh racist (to Marco Verratti)! “.

“Did I act badly? Yes. But no one can remain indifferent, “then acknowledged the N.10 of the Seleçao on Instagram.

On Friday, the FFF simply announced the opening of a disciplinary “procedure”, without setting deadlines or giving more precision. Will the disciplinary body of the “3F” be lenient? The Brazilian has fallen into the trap of an individual who wanted to “make the buzz” and “insulted” players, said the PSG for the defense of his star, already suspended three UEFA Champions League matches for “insults” against the PSG-Manchester United referee.

If Neymar is only found guilty of “excessive / misplaced behavior (…) out of match” (article 4), then the penalty is two suspension matches in French competitions.

If the disciplinary body sees a “intimidating / threatening behavior” outside the match, then it incurs six suspension matches (article 8). In the event that an “act of brutality / blow” is held outside of the match, then the former Barça player risks ten suspension matches (Article 13).

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