OFFICIAL: Mbappe handed 3-game ban for red card in Coupe de France final

The Paris Saint-Germain forward will not play again this season and is no longer in a position to challenge Lionel Messi for the Golden Shoe

Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe has been handed a three-match ban after collecting a reckless red card in the Coupe de France final.

The 20-year-old forward was dismissed in extra-time of a highly-charged clash with Rennes.

A statement released by the French Football Federation (FFF) on Friday read: “Meeting on Thursday, May 2, 2019, the Federal Commission of Discipline, following the final of the Coupe de France between Stade Rennais and Paris-Saint-Germain, Saturday, April 27 at the Stade de France, sanctioned Kylian Mbappe with a three-game suspension and opened proceedings against Neymar.”

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