Manchester City coach David Platt suspended for two European matches

Roberto Mancini's assistant has been given a touchline ban after his dismissal against Real Madrid, with the club also fined for the six bookings picked up during the game

Manchester City coach David Platt has been given a two-game touchline ban by Uefa following his dismissal for inappropriate conduct against Real Madrid.

Platt, who was sent off by referee Gianluca Rocchi for improper conduct, has three days in which to lodge an appeal.

The club have also been fined €12,000 [£9,694] fine for the six yellow cards they picked up against the Spanish champions.

A statement from Uefa reads: "The Uefa Control and Disciplinary Body has suspended Manchester City FC assistant coach David Platt for the next two Uefa competition matches.

20/1 Sergio Aguero is 20/1 with William Hill to score a hattrick against Wigan

"He will not be able to carry out his function at Tuesday’s Uefa Champions League Group D match against Borussia Dortmund in Germany, as well as at the next Uefa competition match for which he will be eligible.

"Platt was sent off by the referee for improper conduct (Article 5, Disciplinary Regulations) during last Wednesday’s match between Manchester City FC and Real Madrid CF.

"Manchester City FC have also been fined €12,000 for the improper conduct of its team (five cards or more) in the same match.

"An appeal may be lodged against the verdict within three days of the dispatch of the reasoned decision."