Percorso:ANSA.it > ANSA English > News

Soccer: Roma's De Rossi banned for three matches for punch

Inter's Juan Jesus also suspended for three games

03 March, 18:19
Soccer: Roma's De Rossi banned for three matches for punch (ANSA) - Rome, March 3 - AS Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi was banned for three matches by Serie A's sporting judge on Monday for punching Inter striker Mauro Icardi during Saturday's 0-0 draw at the Stadio Olimpico. De Rossi has also been dropped by Italy coach Cesare Prandelli for Wednesday's friendly against Spain because of the incident, in accordance with the national team's code of conduct.

Inter's Brazilian defender Juan Jesus was also suspended for three matches for punching Roma defender Alessio Romagnoli in the back during Saturday's game.

The incidents were missed by the match officials but were picked up by TV cameras.

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED © Copyright ANSA