Roma captain Daniele De Rossi has been slap with two-match ban for slapping Gianluca Lapadula in the face during Serie A draw with Genoa at the weekend.
The league disciplinary body handed him the suspension on Tuesday, two days after the ‘serious unsporting manner.’
Roma were 1-0 up and seemingly in control of the match when, in the 69th minute De Rossi was sent off for slapping Lapadula in the face.
The resulting penalty was converted by Lapadula.
De Rossi to miss home game against Spal on Friday and their away trip to Chievo Verona the upper week.
Roma are currently fourth in Serie A table, seven points behind leader Napoli, though they have played a match less than the three teams above them.