Spitting incident lands Lamela three-game ban

23 April 2012 04:17

Roma midfielder Erik Lamela has been handed a three-match ban for spitting at Juventus defender Stephan Lichtsteiner during Sunday's Serie A clash in Turin, the Italian league have announced.

Argentine youngster Lamela spat at Lichtsteiner after the Swiss international had taunted him towards the end of a game that Roma lost 4-0.

Lamela will miss the matches against Fiorentina, Napoli and Chievo, and will only be available for the capital club's final two league games of the season.

Source: AFP