Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic has been handed an eight-game ban after he barged a referee throughout his facet’s FA Cup quarter-final defeat to Manchester United final month.
The Serbian worldwide was proven a straight crimson card for pushing Chris Kavanagh after the official awarded a penalty and dismissed Fulham’s Willian for deliberate handball on the road.
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Fulham supervisor Marco Silva was additionally proven a crimson card on the time and can serve a two-game ban.
Silva’s males had been main 1-0 on the time of the crimson playing cards, however went on to lose 3-1 at Old Trafford.
On high of an automated three-match ban, Mitrovic was handed one other three video games for violent conduct in direction of a match official and additional two for utilizing language that was “improper, abusive, insulting and threatening”.
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The 28-year-old accepted the latter cost, which additionally got here with a £75,000 ($93,000) advantageous.
Mitrovic mentioned final week that he regretted his actions and had spoken to Kavanagh to apologise
He served the primary match of his ban in Fulham’s 2-1 defeat to Bournemouth and can stay unavailable till the Cottagers face Southampton on May 13.
Mitrovic has been in advantageous type for Fulham this season with 11 Premier League objectives as Marco Silva’s facet surpassed all expectations.
Fulham had been in advantageous type after the World Cup break with 4 straight wins to take a seat as excessive as seventh on the ladder in an unlikely push for a European spot.
However, Silva’s troops have received simply twice of their final 9 league fixtures, dropping 5 of these as Fulham slipped to tenth on the ladder.
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