Serie A news

Balotelli ban reduced by one game

April 19, 2013
By ESPN staff


A three-match ban handed to AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli for insulting a match official has been reduced by one game on appeal, the Lega Serie A has confirmed.

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Balotelli, 22, activated a one-match ban by picking up a fourth yellow card of the season during a 2-2 draw with Fiorentina but his post-match altercation with an assistant referee earned him a further two-match penalty.
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