Barcelona make second appeal in Lewandowski case

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According to reports, Barcelona have made a second appeal to try and overturn the red card given to Robert Lewandowski in Barcelona’s clash against Osasuna – the final game before the World Cup.

Lewandowski was issued a second yellow card in the game against Osasuna, thus a red card. But as he was leaving the pitch, he made a gesture with his finger which the referee considered offensive towards him, which made the referee dish out a straight red card.

Lewandowski had stated that the gesture wasn’t targeted at the referee, but rather his manager Xavi Hernandez.

Earlier this month, Barcelona appealed Lewandowski’s red card at the Spanish Football Federation (the RFEF) but they lost the case.

Lewandowski is expected to miss games against Espanyol, Atletico Madrid and Getafe.

Barcelona have now sent a second appeal over Robert Lewandowski’s three-game suspension to The Administrative Court of Sport in Spain. A verdict is expected soon.