Neymar has been handed a two-match ban for punching Marseille participant Alvaro Gonzalez.
Nevertheless, Ligue 1 have confirmed an investigation has been opened into the Paris Saint-Germain striker’s declare that he was racially abused.
The Brazilian watched within the stands as PSG beat Metz 1-Zero within the league – their first win of the season.
He was one in all 5 gamers to be despatched off in the course of the surprising brawl, which kicked off within the closing phases of his facet’s defeat to Marseille.
Get French Soccer Information claims that each one 5 have been hit with bans.
PSG defender Layvin Kurzawa has been given a six-match ban whereas midfielder Leandro Paredes acquired the identical punishment.
Marseille ahead Dario Benedetto is banned for one match, whereas teammate Jordan Amavi will miss the following three.
Les Parisiens’ report signing was given his marching orders by VAR for punching Gonzalez at the back of the top however Neymar has accused the Spaniard of racially abusing him.
In a prolonged Twitter assertion, Gonzalez mentioned: “There isn’t any place for racism”.
Nevertheless, PSG have backed Neymar following his claims – and French governing physique LFP at the moment are investigating the case.
Neymar took the matter into his personal palms although, claiming on Twitter than Gonzalez is ‘not a person’, a ‘racist’ and claims he didn’t respect his opponent.
He issued an extra assertion on his Instagram story that defined he ‘revolted’ and ‘couldn’t depart with out doing one thing’.
Marseille put out an announcement on Monday denying Neymar’s claims about Gonzalez. The 30-year-old has since acquired demise threats.
The assertion learn: “Alvaro Gonzalez is just not racist, he demonstrated it to us by his every day behaviour since becoming a member of the membership, and his team-mates have already testified.”
It’s additionally understood PSG star Angel Di Maria can also be set to look in entrance of the LFP disciplinary committee following claims that he spat within the direct of Gonzalez.