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Touchline ban for Rijkaard

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Barcelona coach Frank Rijkaard has been banned from the touchline for two Champions League matches.

The penalty is punishment for "improper conduct" by the Dutchman following his dismissal in the 2-2 Group E draw in Lyon on November 27.

Rijkaard will only have to sit in the stands for one match - Barca´s first in the knockout stage - after his automatic suspension meant he did not sit in the dugout for the final pool game against Stuttgart last Wednesday.

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