UEFA to Take No Disciplinary Action on Luis Suarez 'Bite'

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Uefa has announced no action will be taken against Luis Suarez after the Uruguayan was embroiled in another bite storm on Tuesday.

The Barcelona striker was the centre of controversy after he was pictured appearing to attempt to bite the hand of Manchester City’s Martin Demichelis during a Champions League round of 16 clash.

Grainy footage of a coming-together in the second half of Barca’s 2-1 win at the Etihad Stadium showed Demichelis extending his arm in the direction of Suarez, with the striker responding by thrusting his face towards the Argentine’s hand.

But Uefa has confirmed to Goal that there was no mention of the incident in referee Felix Brych’s official report, and the European governing body will take no action as a result.

“Nothing was mentioned in the reports, and no action is taken,” said a Uefa spokesperson.

Suarez was handed a four-month ban from football in 2014 after biting Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini during a World Cup match having already been suspended for two previous bites at club level.

The 28-year-old initially denied having sunk his teeth into Chiellini but later admitted to the offence before signing for Barcelona from Liverpool.


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