Liga - Three game ban for Saul Niguez

The Spanish Football Federation have extended Saul Niguez’s suspension for a red card at the weekend.

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Saul Niguez (ESP)

The youngster was shown a second yellow during Rayo Vallecano's 1-0 defeat at Almeria on Sunday, but referee reported that he had ‘argued in a loud voice…for about a minute’ that it was only his first booking.

The RFEF’s Competition Committee took a dim view of the player’s actions and have added a further two games to his automatic one-game ban.

Saul has also been handed a €700 (£595) fine for his actions and his club have been hit with a €600 (£510) penalty too.

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