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Two more matches for banned striker

23rd February 2019, 08:57 by Nick Harris

After getting an extra two match ban from UEFA, Alexandre Lacazette will miss Arsenal's Europa League last-16 fixtures with Rennes.

Lacazette has been punished for his direct red card in the February 14 last-32 first-leg loss in Belarus, given a three-match ban, but as he missed Thursday night's second leg his absence is for a further two matches.

After having a second-half equaliser correctly ruled out for offside, Lacazette was sent off for swinging an elbow in frustration towards Aleksandar Filipovic with five minutes remaining.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Nick Harris is a long-standing journalist who specialises in football and rugby league. An avid golfer, Nick also follows the major boxing fights closely.

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