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Lewandowski handed three-match ban after red card



Barcelona forward, Robert Lewandowski will miss the club’s next three matches following a red card shown to him in their 2-1 win at Osasuna last week.

The 34-year-old striker, who is currently with Poland at the Qatar World Cup, was shown two yellow cards, the second for an elbow to David Garcia’s face.

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Barca have said they will appeal against the ban, which the Spanish football association awarded because of a gesture showing a “contemptuous attitude towards the referees”.

It was only the second red card of Lewandowski’s career – and he will miss La Liga games against Espanyol, Atletico Madrid and Getafe as a result of the ban.

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