Barcelona striker Robert Lewandowski will serve a three-match suspension, starting on Sunday when the Catalans face Atletico Madrid in La Liga.
The ban was originally issued after Lewandowski was sent off in the 2-1 win over Osasuna in early November – the club’s last game before the World Cup.
The veteran forward received a straightforward one-game suspension for his red card dismissal – two yellow cards. But he was further punished with another two games for a gesture allegedly made towards referee Gil Manzano.
Barça initially appealed to the Spanish football federation (RFEF) to…