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(Video) CONMEBOL suspend River Plate manager after referee insult

River Plate boss Marcelo Gallardo Rodríguez has been suspended for two matches after insulting a referee during a Copa Libertadores tie.

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Paraguayan ref Julio Quintana was branded a “corrupt scoundrel” by the Argentine manager after his team’s 1-1 draw against Juan Aurich last week.

The insult occurred after the referee failed to award a penalty for what appeared to be a clear foul on striker Pisculichi.

Was it a penalty? Make up your own minds from the video below:

River Plate will now be without their manager for the next two crucial group games that will decide their future in the tournament. The Argentine giants are currently last in group six with two points, eight points behind leaders Tigres UANL.

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