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Gianluca Vialli
"I will just have to accept the decision"
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Friday, 17 December, 1999, 16:55 GMT
Vialli handed Euro touchline ban

Vialli has a discussion with fourth official Franz-Xaver Wack
Chelsea manager Gianluca Vialli will have to watch his side's next Champions League clash from the stands after being given a one-match touchline ban by Uefa.

The punishment follows his outburst in the Champions League game against Lazio in Rome, when he was ordered from the sidelines.

Vialli was dismissed from the dugout during the goalless draw after losing his temper with an official over a decision by German referee Hellmut Krug.

Krug blew for a foul by Tore Andre Flo just as he was lining up a shot on goal.

The normally-reserved Vialli who apologised afterwards will have to sit in the stands for Chelsea's trip to Olympique Marseille in March.

"I have to accept it, it's part of the game. The referee made his decision and I have to get on with it," said Vialli.

"From my point of view it is a bit disappointing because as a manager I like to be there for all the matches."

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