Kyle Walker from Manchester City has to face a ban for the upcoming three Champions League matches. Because of a foul committed by him that UEFA deemed as “assault.” Last month, in the final group game against RB Leipzig the European committee has declared the City right-back will obey an extended penalty for Kyle’s straight red card.
Now the England international will miss and crave both tiers against Sporting Lisbon in the coming last-16 tie.
At the RB arena, Walker was discarded with eight minutes of City’s 21 conquered abiding for unnecessarily kicking Leipzig’s legs. Also, afterward kicked Andre Silva from the back.
A sending-off states for an automatic ban for a single match but it has been extended after following the decisions taken by the control, ethics, and disciplinary body of UEFA. The official charge sheet shows this matter as “assault.”
In addition to the Sporting tie, the 31-year old will also be inaccessible for the first tier of the City’s quarter-final. Shall they move that far or should their initial match in European match next season.
The PA news agency realizes the Premier League challengers will not request against the judgment.
Pep Guardiola, the ban means the manager may now be numbering the cost of his judgment to field a powerful side for what was productively a dead rubber.
In Group A, the City had formerly secured top mark with a game or match to spare. And they had limited riding accessories.
After goals, Andre Silva and Dominik Szoboszlai maltreated them in each half. Riyad Mahrez dragged one back 14 minutes from time but the anger then got the best of Kyle Walker and the invitees lost after playing out the closing phases with 10 men.
Guardiola is expecting to enhance or improve upon last season’s finalist finish in the Champions League. He doubtlessly appeared annoyed with Walker’s step at the moment.
Spaniard Reaction after the game
“The red card hurts us, especially for the round of 16,” just right after the match Spaniard said.
Spaniard added, “Kyle Walker is an important player for us, and is unnecessary to lose him like this. I hope he learns from this.”
On 9th March with the return at the Etihad Stadium in the Portuguese capital on 15th February City confront Sporting in the first tier of their last-16 tie.