Spanish star who bit challenger during league clash gets substantial ban
– Patric has finally be banned for two matches after biting Lecce’s Donati
– Fixtures against Juventus and Udinese are among the 4 Patric is due to miss
– The defender will have to cough a further ₤ 9,000 as fine for his conduct
– Lazio went on to lose to Lecce in a massive blow to their Serie A title hopes
Patric has actually been slapped with a four-game ban after he bit his challenger throughout a tense Serie A match.
The defender lost his head to plant his teeth on Lecce’s Giulio Donati during their league match on Tuesday, July 7.
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The unsightly occurrence saw Patric sentoff at stoppage time as his side went on to lose 2-1 to the relegation-threatened side.
SunSport reports the previous Barcelona star will need to part with a more ₤ 9,000 as fine for his conduct.
Patric’s penalty came in spite of Donati discharging him of any wrongdoing, revealing his opponent never caused any bodily damage and even apologised afterwards.
” He did nothing to me and apologised straight after, so bear that in mind,” Donati revealed to Italian media outlet ANSA.
” I also deal with feelings so I comprehend Patric why, in such a hard-fought game, did what he did,” he included.
Patric is now due to miss Lazio’s staying matches consisting of fixtures against Juventus, Udinese and Cagliari.
His side’s defeat to Lecce all but ended their title hopes despite sitting 2nd on the Serie A standings.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had actually earlier reported that Patric was offered his marching orders for biting Lecce’s Giulio Donati throughout the Serie A clash that ended in a third straight loss for Lazio.
Simone Inzaghi’s men have been competing with league leaders Juventus in the previous couple of months but have actually failed following the string of losses taped.
Seventeenth location Lecce had to come from behind to win 2-1 after Felipe Caicedo put the visitors in the lead as early as the fifth minute.
But Khouma Babacar adjusted in the 30th minute to draw the game level and need to have taken the lead before half time but Marco Mancosu missed his charge.
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