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Bacca banned for referee confrontation

AC Milan striker Carlos Bacca has been suspended for one game after confronting the match officials following the award of a penalty against his side in Friday's 2-1 Serie A loss at Juventus.

Bacca had equalised for his side but the Colombian was subsequently substituted, after which Juventus were awarded a controversial injury-time penalty, converted by Paulo Dybala to take all three points.

The 30-year-old had to be restrained by Milan coach Vincenzo Montella as he remonstrated with the officials following the decision, with Serie A confirming he has been given a one-game ban and fined €10,000.

Bacca will miss Milan's home game against Genoa on Saturday as a result, but will be available to return following the international break for the trip to Pescara, with Milan currently seventh in Serie A.

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