NEWS
Friday May 24 2019
Montella ban reduced on appeal

Vincenzo Montella’s two-match touchline ban has been reduced to one on appeal, but he will miss Fiorentina’s showdown with Genoa.

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The Coach was punished for insulting the referee and also punching an advertising board after the 1-0 defeat to Parma, unaware that there was a steward standing behind it.

Today, Montella’s appeal against the two-match ban was partially successful, reduced to one game with €10,000 fine.

It still means he’ll be in the stands for this weekend’s final clash of the season, where Fiorentina and Genoa risk relegation.

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