Robert Lewandowski will be suspended for three games. After it was reported that the Court of Arbitration for Sport would uphold the Spanish Football Federation’s decision to punish players.
Mundo Deportivo reported on Wednesday that. The Tribunal Administrativo del Deporte (TAD) is ready to uphold the Spanish Football Federation’s decision to ban Robert Lewandowski. Three games after Barcelona’s Poland international striker was sent off in their 2-1 win at Osasuna ahead of the 2022 World Cup.
Lewandowski was sent off after receiving a yellow and red card in the 30th minute of the game. He is usually only banned for one game. But the 34-year-old has hand a two-match ban for insulting referee Jesus Kiel Manzano by touching his nose and pointing at his shirt. UFABET He later clarified that his actions were aimed at Barca coach Xavi Hernandez. But to no avail.
However, Barcelona considered the sanction to be unreasonable and therefore appealed to TAD to lift the ban. In the meantime Xavi was able to use Lewandowski to play a 1-1 draw against Espanyol despite several protests.
According to Mundo Deportivo’s latest report. TAD is ready to back the Spanish Football Federation’s decision to ban Lewandowski for three games. Meaning the Pole striker will miss the game. Against Atletico Madrid, Getafe and Girona. But the Azulgrana side still have the opportunity to appeal again to delay the punishment as soon as possible.