Expelled this Sunday at the end of the match against Rennes (1-1) on the 36th day of Ligue 1, Presnel Kimpembe risks ending his club season faster than expected. The French international risks at least three games of suspension after his tackle on Jérémy Doku, while being under the threat of a bigger sanction for an insult uttered by returning to the locker room.
PSG lost two precious points in the title race this Sunday against Rennes (1-1), during the 36th day of Ligue 1, but also perhaps Presnel Kimpembe for the end of the season. Author of a tackle on Jérémy Doku in the 88th minute, the Parisian defender was logically expelled.
Kimpembe judged this Tuesday
Faced with Manchester City last Tuesday in the semi-final second leg of the Champions League, Presnel Kimpembe had already tackled in a dangerous manner on Gabriel Jesus at the end of the match, for a yellow card. This time, Kimpembe’s tackle also took Jérémy Doku’s left ankle, earning him a red card, spoiling a great counter action for Stade Rennais. Before leaving the field, Kimpembe also had a verbal exchange with Romain Del Castillo, who came to provoke him.
The case of Presnel Kimpembe will be judged this Tuesday evening by the disciplinary committee of the LFP and should earn him at least three games of suspension for “gross misconduct”, as stipulated in the regulations of the league. In any case, he will be well suspended for the semi-final of the Coupe de France this Wednesday against Montpellier.
But the sporting sanction that Kimpembe risks could be weighed down by his behavior after the red card against Rennes. Returning to the locker room, the French international uttered a “bunch of fags”, a discriminatory insult whose suspension can extend up to 10 games. However, as reported by the Team on Monday, the insult was not addressed directly to a player but more out of frustration when entering the locker room alone, which should be taken into account by the disciplinary committee to sanction the player. .
While there are potentially only four games left for PSG in the event of a victory against Montpellier, Presnel Kimpembe will in principle only be back at best for the 38th day of Ligue 1. Or he will have to wait for the next friendly match of the France, before the Euro, against Wales, to play again.