Virgil van Dijk has been handed an additional one-game ban along with a high-quality because of his feedback after being proven a pink card at Newcastle.
Liverpool’s captain was dismissed within the first half within the dramatic 2-1 win at Newcastle final month for his last-man problem on Alexander Isak.
Van Dijk was instantly astounded by the choice of referee John Brooks to brandish a pink card, and his protests to each Brooks and fourth official Craig Pawson earned him a cost from the FA.
The No. 4 labeled the choice a “f***ing joke” earlier than leaving the sector and having admitted to performing in an ‘improper method’ in direction of a match official, he has obtained his punishment.
Whereas having served the one-match ban for the pink card in opposition to Aston Villa, he’ll now miss the journey to Wolves on September 16 after receiving an additional one-match suspension.
Van Dijk has additionally been fined £100,000 for his use of abusive and insulting phrases in direction of officers.
An FA assertion learn: “The defender admitted that he acted in an improper method and used abusive and insulting phrases in direction of a match official after being despatched off within the twenty ninth minute, and the sanctions have been subsequently imposed by an impartial regulatory fee.
“Full written causes for this case will probably be revealed sooner or later.”
The audio recording of conversations between the VAR, referee and gamers as Van Dijk was despatched off was not too long ago launched, with VAR official Stuart Attwell and his assistant heard making varied checks.
Brooks was adamant he made the precise name from the off and on the finish of the dialog Van Dijk was heard saying it was a “f**king joke.”
With Ibrahima Konate nonetheless working his means again from harm, it’s probably that Joe Gomez and Joel Matip will once more begin collectively in central defence at Wolves.