Ronaldo hit with five-match suspension

CRISTIANO RONALDO has drifted out to 3-1 to win the Spanish Golden Boot after being hit with a five-match suspension following his Super Cup dismissal during Real Madrid’s 3-1 win at Barcelona on Sunday.

Ronaldo, booked first for taking his shirt off following a superb goal and then dismissed for simulation, pushed the referee after the red card was issued.

Real have appealed but if the decision is upheld Ronaldo will miss the Super Cup second leg on Wednesday and the league fixtures against Deportivo La Coruna (away), Valencia (home), Levante (home) and Real Sociedad (away).

Lionel Messi is 6-5 favourite with BoyleSports and his Barca teammate Luis Suarez is generally available at 9-4.

Former Barcelona star Neymar marked his Paris St-Germain debut with a goal in their 3-0 win at Guingamp but Paddy Power still rate the world’s most expensive player 15-8 to finish as the leading scorer in Ligue 1.

Edinson Cavani, who also notched at Guingamp, is 11-10 favourite with Hills and 188Bet.

Match in Focus

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Guingamp v Lyon

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  • Guingamp have lost just one of their ten league matches this term
Expert verdict
Lyon were held at home to poor travellers Angers on Sunday and could struggle to bounce back at in-form Guingamp, who are unbeaten in six league matches. Only the dominant PSG have managed to win at the Stade de Roudourou this season and Lyon, who could be without the services of influential duo Betrand Traore and Mariano Diaz, look too short in their bid to repeat the feat.

 

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