Milan have confirmed that they will be appealing Mario Balotelli’s three-match ban after he was sent off against Napoli.

The striker confronted the officials after the 2-1 loss to the Partenopei and was subsequently given a red card.

As such, the forward was handed a three-game suspension. The Rossoneri though, are going to appeal that decision.

The San Siro’s Curva Sud is also set to be closed for one match following incidents of racist abuse towards opposition fans last Sunday, another decision the club will look to have overturned.

A statement on their official website read: “Milan announces that we will complain against the suspensions of Mario Balotelli and the Curva Sud.”

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