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Marcus Rashford gets One-Match Ban in Champions League

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Manchester United forward, Marcus Rashford, is set to miss a crucial Champions League clash after receiving a one-match ban, as announced by UEFA on Friday.

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The disciplinary action stems from an incident in the game against Copenhagen, where Rashford was shown a red card in the 42nd minute of the 4-3 defeat on 8th November. The ban is a result of him planting his foot on the ankle of Elias Jelert in an attempt to protect the ball.

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Rashford, aged 26, will be absent from United’s upcoming game against Galatasaray on Wednesday. However, he will be eligible to play in the final group game at home against Bayern Munich. UEFA’s judgment categorised Rashford’s actions as rough play rather than serious rough play.

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As it stands, Manchester United is at the bottom of Group A with three points after four games. The team is just one point behind Copenhagen and Galatasaray, with Bayern leading the group with maximum points, already confirmed as group winners.

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UEFA has officially confirmed that Marcus Rashford will miss only one game following his straight red card in the #UCL defeat against Copenhagen. This development will impact United’s strategy in the crucial upcoming matches as they aim to progress in the tournament.

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