The striker appeared to lash out at his opponent during Uruguay's 2-0 loss to Chile but will not know the extent of any suspension until the match official's report is reviewed
Match official Nestor Pitana took no action against the striker after he appeared to punch the Nottingham Forest loanee as the pair battled in the box during Tuesday evening's World Cup qualifier in Santiago.
However, television replays of the incident have been widely circulated and the former Ajax man, who will already miss his country's next competitive fixture against Venezuela after being booked for dissent, could now face further punishment.
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Uruguay's 2-0 defeat means they now sit two points behind Chile, who occupy the fourth and final World Cup qualification spot for South America.