Koeman to miss the touchline when Barcelona faces Atletico Madrid


Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman will be missing from the touchline for Saturday's crunch game at home to La Liga opponents Atletico Madrid after the Spanish soccer alliance on Wednesday dismissed the club's allure against a touchline boycott. 

Koeman was shipped off in his side's 2-1 home loss by Granada on April 29 for saying "what a character" to the fourth authority in the wake of being cautioned about his direct. 

He was given a programmed one-game boycott which was then reached out to two matches by the league's opposition council. 

An assertion by the opposition board of trustees said Koeman had been suspended for disregarding article 117 of the disciplinary code, which is portrayed as 'showing a disposition of lack of regard towards arbitrators, chiefs or donning specialists'. 

The Dutchman was missing for Sunday's 3-2 success at Valencia which kept his side two focuses behind Atletico and will likewise miss the game against the pioneers at the Camp Nou. His associate Alfred Schreuder is set to assume responsibility for the group once more. 

Barca are third in the standings on 74 focuses with four games remaining and will jump Atletico on the off chance that they win on Saturday. 

Genuine Madrid, in second on 74 focuses because of their better head-than head record, have fourth-set Sevilla on Sunday.

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