PSG star Neymar banned for one match after picking up red card

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The Brazil international will miss Friday's match against Nice after picking up a second yellow card for shoving an opposing player

Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar will serve a one-game ban following his red card against Marseille on Sunday.

After picking up his first red card since joining the Ligue 1 side from Barcelona for a world-record fee, Neymar will be forced to sit out PSG's match against Nice on Friday.

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The Brazil international was sent off late in the 2-2 draw in Le Classique after clashing with Lucas Ocampos, who may have overdramatised the incident.

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It was Neymar's second yellow card in three minutes, but Edinson Cavani managed to earn Ligue 1 leaders PSG a point with a late free-kick.

Neymar will face a further one-match suspension if he commits the same offence before the end of the Ligue 1 season. 

 

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