London — Manchester Town defender Kyle Walker has been banned for 3 Ecu suits after his Champions League crimson card towards RB Leipzig.
The England right-back was once despatched off for an unpleasant foul on striker Andre Silva within the 82nd minute of Town’s last Champions League staff fit on December 7.
The suspension, passed down through UEFA’s disciplinary frame on Friday, regulations Walker out of each legs of Town’s Champions League last-16 tie towards Wearing Lisbon.
UEFA branded the problem as “attack” on their disciplinary fee sheet.
Walker will even omit the primary leg of the quarter-final if Town beat Wearing, or their first fit in Ecu festival subsequent season.
Town misplaced the Leipzig fit 2-1 however they had been already confident of most sensible spot in Crew A, making the 31-year-old’s take on pointless.
Walker’s ban approach Pep Guardiola is now counting the price of his resolution to box a robust facet for a lifeless rubber.
“The crimson card hurts us, particularly for the spherical of 16. Kyle Walker is the most important participant for us and makes no sense to lose him like this. I am hoping he learns from this,” Guardiola stated right away after the Leipzig sport.
Town face Wearing within the first leg in Lisbon on February 15, with the go back leg on the Etihad Stadium on March 9.