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Gattuso handed 1 game ban for confronting referee in Supercup loss

AC Milan boss Gennaro Gattuso received a 1-game touchline ban on Thursday for an angry confrontation with the referee after his side lost 1 nil to Juventus in the Italian Supercup. Gattuso confronted the referee for supposedly failing to award Milan a penalty after Juve midfielder Emre Can fouled Andrea Conti in the course of the game. The manager received the ban from the Lega Serie A and was fined US$17,000 for his conduct. READ: Pogba – Solskjaer has given us a pattern and a structure According to reports, Gatusso was handed the ban for "shouting at the referee in a threatening manner and challenging his decisions, as well as having subsequently, while waiting for the prize-giving ceremony, addressed further offensive words and insinuations towards the referee". The docto...