Chelsea captain Reece James suffers heavy suspension blow

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Chelsea captain Reece James suffers heavy suspension blow
Chelsea captain Reece James suffers heavy suspension blow
Chelsea captain Reece James suffers heavy suspension blowFlashscore
The fullback was given a straight late on into the 2-1 win after lashing out at Joao Pedro.

Having already been sent off once this season at Newcastle in November, his three-game ban has been upgraded.

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It means James will miss Sunday's finale against Bournemouth and the first three games of the new season.

Blues manager Mauricio Pochettino said: It's difficult to give my opinion because I didn't have time to see the action. But it's painful (for us) because it's a fantastic night of football and he's a really important player.

Now he is going to miss the next game and a few games next season."