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Rossoneri Round-up for 8 May: Paqueta’s season over after three match ban for red card

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This is awful news.

Lucas Paquetà will miss the rest of the season after getting a three match ban for his red card for slapping the arms of the referee in the match against Bologna.

Milan should be able to win the next three games without Paquetà, but it will be a lot more difficult. Hopefully they’ll be able to overcome his absence, but his absence will be felt on the attacking side of the ball.

On to the links.

AC Milan and Italian Football Links

Milan Player ratings for Milan’s 2-1 win over Bologna. [AC Milan Offside]

Tactical Review of the Milan win. [AC Milan Offside]

Read a little bit about young Fiorentina midfielder Szymon Żurkowski. [Viola Nation]

Claudio Ranieri might be the favorite for the permanent job at AS Roma. [Chiesa di Totti]

World Football Links

Breaking down the Liga MX Liguilla quarterfinals with Fox Deportes analyst Mariano Trujillo. [FMF State of Mind]

Liverpool beat Barcelona. You might have heard about it. []

There are plenty of people to blame for Arsenal’s current mess. [The Short Fuse]

Portland Timbers signed Club Necaxa forward Brian Fernandez. [Stumptown Footy]