NEWS
Tuesday October 22 2019
Kluivert banned, Chiesa fined

Justin Kluivert is given a one-match ban and Federico Chiesa fined for simulation, while Roma face an investigation over racist chants.

The Disciplinary Commission announced its findings after Week 8 in the Serie A season.

Roma forward Kluivert will be suspended for this weekend’s match with Milan after his red card for two bookable offences against Sampdoria.

In the same match, Roma fans were heard making racist chants towards Samp midfielder Ronaldo Vieira and an investigation has been opened.

The Giallorossi immediately issued an apology and pledged to work with the authorities to identify the perpetrators.

Fiorentina star Chiesa has been fined €2,000 for simulation in the penalty area against Brescia, which also earned him a yellow card during the game.

Lecce Coach Fabio Liverani is suspended and fined €10,000 for insulting the fourth official.

Genoa assistant manager Roberto Muzzi is given a two-match touchline ban and €5,000 fine for insulting the officials.

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