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Tigres GK Nahuel Guzmán given 11-game ban as a result of laser incident


Tigres goalkeeper Nahuel Guzmán has been given an 11-game ban by the Mexican Soccer Federation following an investigation of “inappropriate conduct” by the participant throughout Week 15’s Clasico Regio match towards Monterrey.

Guzmán, who was injured and within the stands for the match that ended 3-3, was seen utilizing a laser pointer in direction of Monterrey goalkeeper Esteban Andrada and later supplied his apologies on social media a day after the occasion.

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On Thursday, the FMF’s disciplinary committee introduced that it could “sanction the participant Nahuel Ignacio Guzmán Palomeque of Membership Tigres with 11 suspension video games, a monetary sanction, and hours of neighborhood service, for the conduct proven in the course of the match” that violated federation guidelines.

Following the ruling, Tigres introduced that they’d additionally “apply sanctions based mostly on our inner code,” which incorporates a further high quality for the goalkeeper.

Further fines have been additionally given to each groups and Andrada after the Clasico Regio.

Guzman continues to be recovering from a knee damage and has but to play for Tigres since March 9. With two video games left within the common season, the choice formally guidelines out the 38-year-old Argentine from the remainder of the 2024 Clausura event and thru at the least the start of the 2024 Apertura.

Extensively identified in Mexico for pushing the envelope, Guzman went viral final August when he pulled a ribbon out of his mouth with the intention to distract a penalty-taker in the course of the Leagues Cup.

Tigres, presently seventh within the Liga MX desk, will proceed their push for a playoff invitation with a house sport towards Necaxa on Saturday. Monterrey, third within the desk, will go to Leon on the identical day.