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Bottle-thrower earns Betis stadium ban

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Real Betis have been handed a two-match stadium ban by the Spanish FA´s Competition Committee for the bottle-throwing incident which caused the abandonment of their home game against Athletic Bilbao last weekend.

Athletic were also awarded a 2-1 win, which was how the scoreline stood when the match was called off with 18 minutes remaining at Betis´ Manuel Ruiz de Lopera stadium.

Athletic goalkeeper Armando Ribeiro was struck in the face by the bottle which was thrown from the stands behind the goal.

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