Paris Saint-Germain defender Dani Alves banned for three games

first_imgParis Saint-Germain defender Dani Alves was banned for three games after reacting angrily at a referee’s decision during a Ligue 1 game.WATCHThe French League’s disciplinary commission also added a suspended one-match ban to the initial suspension. Alves was sent off by referee Clement Turpin after almost going head against head with him during PSG’s 2-1 defeat at Olympique Lyonnais last Sunday.Dani Alves was shown a straight red card in the 57th minute after a rough tackle on Tanguy Ndombele. Layvin Kurzawa had cancelled out Nabil Fekir’s early opener.Memphis Depay’s last-gasp goal earned Olympique Lyonnais a 2-1 home win against 10-man Paris St Germain, cutting the Ligue 1 pacesetter’s lead down to eight points.Depay fired home four minutes into stoppage time to put Lyon on 48 points from 22 games with PSG, who were without the injured Neymar, on 56 after their second defeat of the season.In Lyon, PSG were caught cold in the second minute when Fekir opened the scoring with a splendid free kick from 30 metres.Kylian Mbappe was taken off on a stretcher after colliding with Lyon keeper Anthony Lopes.PSG equalised four minutes into stoppage time as Kurzawa unleashed a brutal volley that went under the bar from Alves’s cross.last_img read more