Friday December 23 2011
Seven banned for Week 17

Seven players have been suspended for the first round of Serie A in 2012 following the midweek games.

Bologna’s Daniele Portanova has been banned for two matches, while six others were given 90-minute stops.

Those six are: Abdelkader Ghezzal (Cesena), Massimo Ambrosini (Milan), Josip Ilicic (Palermo), Alessandro Lucarelli (Parma), Gaetano D’Agostino (Siena) and Roberto Vitiello (Siena).

Serie A resumes in the New Year on the weekend of January 7 and 8.

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