Verratti handed three-game ban
Paris Saint-Germain star Marco Verratti was handed a three-game ban after being sent off in his team's thrashing of Toulouse.
The Italy midfielder picked up a second yellow card in the 69th minute of the Neymar-inspired 6-2 victory at Parc des Princes on Sunday.
Verratti was sent off after a late sliding challenge with PSG leading 2-1, but they still managed to close out a big win.
He was handed a three-match ban, the disciplinary committee of the LFP (Ligue de Football Professionnel) confirmed on Thursday.
The suspension will see Verratti miss league meetings with Saint-Etienne, Metz and Lyon.
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PSG are top of the table after opening their league campaign with three strong wins.