Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva will be suspended for the next two games following an altercation with the referee during his side's 1-1 draw with Valenciennes at the weekend.
The Brazilian saw red after he shoved Alexandre Castro two minutes before the interval and the LFP have ruled that he will now miss the upcoming matches against Lyon and Brest.
With three matches left, PSG top Ligue 1, seven points clear of second-placed Marseille, and they will hope to have the title wrapped up when Silva returns for the final game against Lorient.
The fate of PSG sporting director Leonardo has yet to be decided.
Leonardo is alleged to have pushed the official after the game and the committee will decide what punishment, if any, he will receive at a later date.
He has been suspended as a precautionary measure "due to the seriousness of the offence" and will not be allowed in the dressing room at Lyon next Sunday, the LFP said.
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