Sao Paulo -- Brazil's sports tribunal has given Chile playmaker Jorge Valdivia a two-match suspension for stepping on an opponent in a Brazilian league match.
The Palmeiras player was facing a 12-match suspension for stepping on Flamengo midfielder Amaral following a battle over the ball in a Sept. 17 match.
Valdivia will miss Palmeiras' home match against Chapecoense on Thursday. The midfielder had already missed one match following the red card against Flamengo.
Palmeiras' lawyers said the player's...