Real Madrid coach Ancelotti handed two-game touchline ban

AFP , Wednesday 13 May 2015

Real Madrid head coach Carlo Ancelloti speaks during a press conference after a training session at the Valdebebas Stadium in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Real Madrid will play against Juventus in a second leg semifinal Champions League soccer match on Wednesday.(Photo: AP)

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti is banned from sitting on the bench for the rest of the La Liga season after receiving a two-game touchline suspension by the Spanish Football Federation on Wednesday.

The Italian was reported by referee Carlos Clos Gomez for sarcastically applauding the officials at the end of Madrid's 2-2 draw with Valencia on Saturday which all but ended their title hopes.

Los Blancos trail Barcelona by four points with just two games away to Espanyol and home to Getafe left to play.

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