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Neymar sees European ban reduced from three games to two

PSG forward Neymar's three-game European ban for unruly behavior against match officials has been reduced to two by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. It can be recalled that the 27-year-old Brazil international was charged by UEFA after Paris Saint-Germain's exit at home to Manchester United in the Round 16 of the 2018/19 UEFA Champions League on March 6. Neymar tagged the 94th minuted penalty awarded to the Red Devils on the night a disgrace. It was a decision that proved to be very decisive in the tie. Therefore, Neymar will only miss two games against Real Madrid and Galatasaray and return to face Belgian side Club Brugge on October 22. READ: Rashford – Solskjaer boasts qualities that Mourinho didn’t The Ligue 1 giants took the case to CAS after their appeal against the...
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Skomina to officiate the UCL final on June 1

UEFA have announced that Damir Skomina will referee the UEFA Champions League final between Premier League clubs Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur. The referee has previously been in charge of 4 UEFA Champions League games in the 2018/19 season, with Man United's 3:1 win at Parc des Princes against Ligue I giants PSG inclusive. READ: Man City express concern over UCL ban story The 42-year-old Slovenian referee will officiate the game scheduled for June 1 at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid. Skomina was the man in charge of proceedings in the Europa League final in 2017 when Man United beat Ajax, and also officiated Atletico Madrid's triumph over Chelsea in the Super Cup in 2012. It can be recalled that Skomina brandished the fasted red card in last year's World Cup to...