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Bayern to appeal 3-match ban for defender Jerome Boateng

February 5, 2015

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Bayern Munich says it plans to appeal against the three-match ban imposed on defender Jerome Boateng.

Boateng was sent off early in Bayern’s 1-1 draw with Schalke on Tuesday for bringing down Sydney Sam.

The German Football Federation imposed a three-match ban but there will now be a hearing following Bayern’s appeal.

If the ban is upheld, Boateng would miss matches against Stuttgart, Paderborn and Hamburger SV.

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