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U.S.'s Miazga suspended three matches for fight

Published on: 29 June 2020

Matt Miazga has made 18 appearances for the United States. Quinn Harris-USA TODAY Sports

United States defender Matt Miazga will be suspended for Reading's next three matches after getting into a fight with Derby's Tom Lawrence following a 2-1 loss on Saturday.

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Both players received red cards following the fight in the second tier League Championship on Saturday. Miazga threw a punch, received a head-butt and slapped Lawrence on the face.

It was not the first inappropriate on-field incident Miazga has had in his career. In 2018, while playing for Dutch club Vitesse Arnhem, he was fined for grabbing the groin area of an opponent during a match against Heerenveen.

Miazga, a 24-year-old from Clifton, New Jersey, has 18 appearances for the U.S. national team. He signed with Chelsea in January 2016 and was sent to Reading on loan in January 2019.

Source: espn.co.uk

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