LaLiga: Xavi could be banned for Barcelona’s clash against Real Madrid

Barcelona manager, Xavi Hernandez, could be banned for three games after his second red card this season in LaLiga.

Xavi was sent off in the first half of their 3-0 win over Atletico Madrid last weekend for dissent.

The former Spain midfielder was initially shown a yellow card for his protests, but was dismissed minutes later after by referee Jose Maria Sanchez Martinez after continuing to vent on the touchline.

In theory, Xavi will only get a two-match suspension for his straight sending-off.

However, Diario Sport reports that due to this being the second incidence where he received a red card, he could be given an extra match ban by the league for being a repeat offender.

If Xavi does miss three games, he would have to take his place in the stands when Barcelona take on Real Madrid on April 21.

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