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Olivera banned for violent conduct

Ruben Olivera
Fiorentina's Ruben Olivera was banned on Tuesday for four games for violent conduct.
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Fiorentina midfielder Ruben Olivera was banned for four games on Tuesday following a stamp on Roma's Miralem Pjanic in Saturday's 4-2 loss.

Olivera was shown only a yellow card at the time but has been punished further on video evidence.

He was handed a one-match ban for having collected four yellow cards, and an extra three-match suspension for violent conduct.

Fiorentina has a week to decide whether to appeal.

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