Wilfred Ndidi: Super Eagles midfielder suspended for two Premier League matches


Following the sending off he received in the Premier League game against Brighton and Hove Albion, Super Eagles and Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi will sit out two consecutive league matches.

The hard tackling defensive midfielder was sent off after receiving two yellow cards, the second came in the 87th minute following a tackle on Shane Duffy.

Ndidi was first cautioned in the 76th minute after he brought down Jose Izquierdo in the penalty area but Kasper Schmeichel saved the resulting spot- kick taken by Glenn Murray.

The 21-year-old Nigerian was first sent off in the match against Crystal palace on 16 December 2017,a day in which was his birthday.

Premier League rules states that if you a player is sent off twice for second bookable offence in the same season, that player will automatically miss two matches.

Since joining the Foxes in 2017 winter transfer Ndidi has been distinctive in his displays much to the admiration of his coach Claude Puel.

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