Sassuolo forward Domenico Berardi has been banned for three Serie A games for aggressive conduct toward Inter Milan defender Juan Jesus.
The Italy under-21 forward -- last season's top scorer for Sassuolo with 16 goals -- was punished by the Lega Serie A for elbowing Juan Jesus during his team's 7-0 defeat at Inter on Sunday.
Berardi, who plays on loan at Sassuolo from Juventus, was shown a straight record for the action.
A statement from the Lega Serie A read: "The sporting judge punishes Berardi...
Fredy Guarin has thrown down the gauntlet to Juventus and Roma by claiming Inter Milan are on a par with them this season.
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The Nerazzurri crushed Sassuolo 7-0 at the weekend with Guarin among the scorers, and he sees no reason Inter cannot keep up such a pace and challenge Juve and Roma -- who finished first and second last year -- for the title.
"We're going to bring a smile back to our fans' faces," he told topmercato.com. "We've got a very competitive squad and...
AC Milan goalkeeper Diego Lopez is to miss his side's meeting with Juventus after sustaining a thigh muscle injury.
Filippo Inzaghi will have to do without Lopez for two weeks after he pulled his thigh muscle by making an awkward movement as he tried to clear a Mattia De Sciglio backpass against Parma. The ball ended up in the back of his net as a bizarre own goal.
The Spanish goalkeeper has been ruled out for at least...