With the Italian season heading towards its run-in a remarkable dozen players will misss the the weekend;s round of games.

Just like all other leagues across Europe the Italian Serie A is also entering it’s business end now and a shocking statistic has come up as twelve players all over the league are set to miss Week 25’s action of the Serie A.

The list includes twelve players including Napoli’s Italian winger Lorenzo Insigne, Juventus midfielder Emre Can and AC Milan’s Spanish sensation Suso. All of them are crucial players for their respective sides and can be a big miss as they all miss this week’s action and sit out with a one-match ban.

Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio or the Italian Football Federation announced the list Tuesday which also includes Sampdoria’s Karl Linetty, Sassuolo’s Domenico Berardi, Chievo pair Fabio Depaoli and Emanuele Giaccherini, Atalanta’s Marten de Roon, Udinese’s Mohamed Fofana, Cagliari’s Joao Pedro, Torino’s Tomas Rincon and SPAL’s Pasquale Schiattarella all of them will miss out the fixture for their respective teams.

The suspensions are mainly for accumulating yellow cards or receiving a second yellow card in the previous round.


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Amongst all of the yellow card suspension, Genoa’s veteran striker Goran Pandev has been fined €2,000 for diving during his side 2-1 victory over the higher placed Lazio.

Juventus are leading the title race and the Bianconeri are miles ahead of the pack. Carlo Ancelotti’s Napoli are on the chase in the second position closely followed by Luciano Spaletti’s Inter Milan. Gennaro Gattuso’s Rossoneri makes up the top four currently but AS Roma are hot on their heels as the battle for top-four finish intensifies in Italy.