Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino gets 2-match ban

ABS-CBN Sports on Mar 07, 2019 08:08 AM
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino gets 2-match ban
FILE - Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino waits for the start of the English Premier League soccer match between Everton and Tottenham in Liverpool, England, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

LONDON (AP) — The English Football Association has banned Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino for two games.

Pochettino accepted an improper conduct charge following a confrontation with referee Mike Dean after a 2-1 loss to Burnley in the Premier League last month.

The Argentine's ban begins Saturday at former club Southampton. He was also fined 10,000 pounds ($13,000) by the FA's independent regulatory commission.

Tottenham is third in the league and has reached the quarterfinals of the Champions League.

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