Monday February 27 2012
Two game bans for Cassetti, Osvaldo

Marco Cassetti and Pablo Daniel Osvaldo have both been handed two-game suspensions for red cards picked up at the weekend.

Osvaldo was dismissed early in the second half of Roma’s eventual 4-1 defeat to Atalanta for kicking out Luca Cigarini, whilst Cassetti was also shown a straight red later on for abusive language aimed at the assistant referee.

Accordingly, the pair have been handed respective two-game bans by the League, ruling them out of next weekend’s derby with Lazio and the following week’s trip to Palermo. Fernando Gago will also miss the derby to serve a one-game suspension.

As many as 11 other top-flight players have also been handed one-match bans for dismissals or accumulating yellow cards in Week 25: Arturo Vidal and Simone Pepe (Juventus), Salvatore Aronica (Napoli), Federico Balzaretti (Palermo), Maurizio Lauro and Roberto Guana (Cesena), Michele Canini (Cagliari), Maxi Moralez and Federico Peluso (Atalanta), Sergio Pellissier (Chievo) and Francesco Valiani (Parma).

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