Brazilian Oscar gets eight-game ban in China for starting mass brawl

  • ESPN FC, Thursday, June 22, 2017 11:36 PM
Brazilian midfielder Oscar was given an eight-match ban and fined for instigating a mass brawl in Shanghai SIPG's match with Guangzhou R&F on Sunday.

"According to the referee's report, video evidence and a written explanation from the parties involved, when the game reached the 45+2 minute SIPG player Oscar offended opposing players in an immoral manner, leading to a massive brawl which has had a very bad influence on the Chinese Super League's reputation," an official statement said.

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