Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Football Reporting
Football Reporting


Paris Saint-Germain’s Neymar fumes after French Cup finals ban

Neymar will likely not play for Paris Saint-Germain in next week’s French Cup final against AS Monaco due to a booking in Wednesday’s semifinal.

The Brazilian star fumed online after being suspended, describing the situation as “a mess.”

– Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only)

“I would like to understand the reasoning of the guy who takes care of bookings in France! That deserves an applause. What a mess,” Neymar posted in an Instagram story.

Neymar was shown a yellow card not long after coming on as a late substitute in the semifinals in Montpellier, triggering a one-game ban that stems back to a sending off in a Ligue 1 match against Lille last month.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

PSG could still appeal the ban, which, if successful, could still see him play against Monaco in the final at the Stade de France, which will be played behind closed doors.

Neymar scored in a shootout as PSG beat Montpellier 6-5 on penalties on Wednesday following a 2-2 draw in regular time.

The former Barcelona superstar, who last week signed a contract extension to keep him in Paris until 2025, scored the only goal when PSG beat Saint-Etienne in last season’s final.

PSG are also without the injured Marco Verratti and suspended Presnel Kimpembe for the final.

Mauricio Pochettino’s side host Reims in Ligue 1 on Sunday and need a win with first-place Lille looking to end PSG’s dominance of France’s top flight.

Source link

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like


Liverpool winger Mo Salah was not at the Ballon d’Or ceremony in Paris on Monday night, but the former Chelsea player receivee two other...

Champions League

CRISTIANO Ronaldo’s body guards are under investigation for working illegally in Portugal, it was reported Sergio and Jorge Ramalheiro, two former soldiers who served...


Manchester United confirmed the appointment of interim manager Ralf Rangnick on Monday and the German is expected to take charge until the end of...

Football News

MANCHESTER United ace Marcus Rashford is to publish his first fiction book in his latest fight against child poverty. The striker, 24, will co-write...