What is the suspension for a red card at the World Cup 2018?

first_img Carlos Sanchez became the first player to see red at this summer’s World Cup We all remember Gazza and his tears at Italia 90.Yellow cards and tournament bans can make a huge impact in the knockout stages of a World Cup, where keeping your best XI intact could be the difference between glory and an early plane home. 1center_img What is the suspension for a red card at the World Cup 2018?Players who receive their marching orders in Russia will be banned outright for one game.This applies to both straight red cards and two yellows.But watch those tackles – two bookings in separate games will result in another one-game ban.When do yellow cards get wiped out?Here’s the important bit.Yellow cards will be wiped out at the quarter-final stage – just like the Champions League.FIFA used to wipe out yellow cards after the group stage, but they were keen to change things so that big-name players weren’t kept out of the final after racking up too many cards in the knockout rounds.talkSPORT are with listeners all day and all night at this year’s 2018 FIFA World Cup™ with over 800 hours of World Cup content and all 64 games live across the talkSPORT network.last_img

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