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Destro Handed Three-Game Ban

Roma striker Mattia Destro on Tuesday was handed a three-match ban for punching Cagliari defender Davide Astori during a game in which Destro scored a hat trick. TV footage revealed the extent of Destro's offense, which resulted in a three-game ban that will be followed by a further one-game ban for yellow card accumulation. It now remains to be seen whether the 23-year-old will be in contention for Cesare Prandelli's World Cup squad, having fallen afoul of the Azzurri’s code of ethics.

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