Bari striker De Luca receives two match ban for retaliation to Como bite

De Luca Bite mark

After the astonishing scenes during the Coppa Italia Third Round contest between Bari and Avellino Biancorosso striker Giuseppe De Luca, who was sent-off after retaliating to an apparent bite by Gianmario Como and protesting to the match official, has received a two match ban from the FIGC. With 54 minutes played and defending an Avellino free-kick More...

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