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Lovren handed one-match suspension for Ramos incident

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Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren has been handed a one-match ban by UEFA for insulting Sergio Ramos, according to Marca.

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has handed Lovren a one-match following his actions towards Ramos at the end of Spain and Croatia’s UEFA Nations League clash last year.

The pair had issues with one another and have had regular altercations on social media since Real Madrid’s 3-1 win over Liverpool in the UEFA Champions League final last May.

European football governing body announced the disciplinary decision on Friday, resolving the case that was opened following Croatia’s impressive home win on November 15.

In the report, the Croatian Football Federation was also fined 13,000 euros after fans threw objects and blocked gangways.

Lovren hit out at the Real Madrid captain on social media after Croatia’s win over Spain.

The Liverpool centre-half also pretended to be elbowing Ramos and attacked the entire Spanish National team, referring to them as a gang, before saying that his country’s flag is the only important one.

UEFA also revealed that Villarreal will be without left-back Jaume Costa for two games after he received a ban for getting sent off in the 89th minute of the Yellow Submarines win over Spartak Moscow on December 13 at the Ceramica stadium.

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