Chilean defender, Gonzalo , will receive three for inappropriate behaviour during the quarter-final game between and Uruguay.

Chilean Defender Jara Gets Three Match Ban
In this Wednesday, June 24, 2015 photo, Uruguay’s , left, argues with Chile’s , right, during a Copa America quarterfinal soccer match at the National Stadium in Santiago, Chile. South American football officials will look into the actions of Jara, who was caught by TV cameras poking ’s behind to provoke a red card. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)

The South American Football Confederation () Disciplinary Unit on Monday announced decided to suspend Jara after he inappropriately touched Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani.

Last Wednesday, in the quarter-final game between Chile and Uruguay, Jara inappropriately touched Cavani, who slapped Jara in the face and received a yellow card which led to his expulsion, since he had already had one, Xinhua news agency reported.

At first, Jara’s actions went unseen by referees but the () formally accused Jara and CONMEBOL decided to temporarily suspend Jara, who will not play the rest of Copa America.

Jara, player in Germany’s Mainz 05, will also be out of the first game of Russia 2018 qualifying tournament.

On the other hand, Chile’s National Association of Professional Football formally accused seven Uruguayan players but CONMEBOL said they will announce the decision after Copa America ends.

The Chilean Association said they expect the Uruguayan players will be punished for their behaviour during the game, where they insulted the referees, the fans and the Chilean players.

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