AC Milan defender Philippe Mexes gets four-game ban for punching opponent

Mexes aimed a punch at Juventus' Giorgio Chiellini which was was captured by TV.

updated: October 08, 2013 09:02 IST
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Rome: AC Milan central defender Philippe Mexes was banned for four games on Monday after punching Juventus' Giorgio Chiellini in a Serie A clash in Italy's Turin city on Sunday.

The Rossoneri centre-back's violence went unnoticed by the match officials, but was captured by TV, according to which the Italian football authorities decided to hand him a retrospective four game suspension.

Chiellini had complained about Mexes' assault and demanded that he be punished.

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