- De Rossi, Juan Jesus banned 3 matches for punches Updated: Mar-03-14 12:08 pm
- World Cup teams mark 99 days to go with friendlies Updated: Mar-03-14 11:16 am
- Balotelli, De Rossi missing for Italy vs. Spain Updated: Mar-02-14 3:24 pm
MILAN - Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi and Inter Milan defender Juan Jesus were each banned for three matches by the Italian league on Monday for punching opponents.
LONDON - World Cup contenders will hope to find out this week if they are better prepared for the tournament than some of the Brazilian stadiums they will be playing in.
ROME - Mario Balotelli is out injured and Daniele De Rossi has been dropped due to a code of ethics violation for Italy's friendly at World Cup holder Spain on Wednesday.