Angel di Maria has been hit with a four-game ban after he was seen spitting towards Alvaro Gonzalez during a melee at the end of Paris Saint-Germain’s game against Marseille. Gonzalez could also be facing a lengthy ban as he was accused of racially abusing Neymar.
The incident occurred during a melee at the end of Paris Saint-Germain’s clash with Marseille, which saw five players sent off.
Di Maria was seen to spit towards Gonzalez, who was accused of racially abusing Neymar and could also face a lengthy ban.
Di Maria could still feature against Reims at the weekend but will then miss PSG’s Ligue 1 matches against Angers, Nimes, Dijon and Nantes.
An official decision on the case regarding Neymar and Gonzalez is set to be made .
Neymar has been banned for two games for his dismissal, but PSG have sent French football authorities a video which they claim shows Gonzalez using a racial slur.