Chile's Jara Receives Three-Game Ban

  • Guardian, Monday, June 29, 2015 7:22 PM

Chile defender Gonzalo Jara has been suspended for three matches by the Copa America disciplinary committee for provoking Uruguay’s Edinson Cavani during its 1-0 Copa America quarterfinal win. Jara came up behind Cavani and poked him in the backside. The Uruguay forward reacted by raising his hand toward Jara’s head and the Chilean collapsed feigning injury. The referee missed Jara’s provocation and sent off Cavani instead. Jara will now miss the rest of the tournament.

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