Fiorentina winger Franck Ribery is set for a lengthy ban after shoving referee during their weekend clash against Lazio.
Ribery who had been substituted in the second half after assisting Federico Chiesa for Fiorentina's goal received a red card for his troubles at full time when he couldn’t control his anger after his team went 2-1 down.
Moments before Ciro Immobile scored, Fiorentina heavily protested they should have received a free-kick due to a foul by Jordan Lukaku in the buildup and Ribery, who had been subbed off, let his frustrations be known at full-time.
The French forward was visibly frustrated with officials and was captured shoving a linesman multiple times. He was pulled away by a member of the Fiorentina coaching staff.
It was confirmed following the game that the 36-year-old had been given a red card and is now facing a lengthy suspension with Serie A are keen to improve the treatment of match officials.
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