Bundesliga news

Three-match ban for Pogatetz

February 1, 2012
Hannover defender Emanuel Pogatetz has been given a three-match ban by the German football federation (DFB) for punching Nurnberg's Philipp Wollscheid.

The referee missed the incident in last Friday's 1-0 win for Hannover, but that allowed the federation to use video replays to review it and subsequently ban the Austrian.

Pogatetz will miss Bundesliga matches at Hertha Berlin and Mainz, as well as the home game with Stuttgart.

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