Krasic diving ban appeal rejected

Juventus winger Milos Krasic’s two-game diving ban has been held

up on appeal by the Italian football federation.

Krasic was banned earlier this week for falling to the ground to

earn a penalty in his club’s 0-0 draw at Bologna over the


The league judge examined TV replays before issuing the ban,

which rules Krasic out of a potentially crucial match against AC

Milan on Saturday, as well as a game against Cesena next week.

The federation rejected Juventus’ appeal, saying Krasic deserved

the ban.