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Man City defender Walker hit by heavy Champions League ban

Manchester City fullback Kyle Walker will miss their next THREE Champions League games after Uefa hit the England defender with their maximum ban.

Walker was sent off for a shocking kick from behind on Leipzig's Andre Silva as the Etihad side lost their final group match.

The incident saw the defender come steaming in from behind before making a brutal swipe at the 26-year-old's legs.

He got no contact on the ball and Pep Guardiola said: “I hope he learns from this. It was a red card, definitely."

The moment of madness cost City a draw or even a potential win.

It meant the England full-back faced an automatic one-match suspension, although City were hoping to limit the damage.

But after assessing the incident Uefa's control and disciplinary body imposed the three-game ban.

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