Josko Gvardiol's late red card in Tuesday's DFB Pokal semi-final victory will not only keep him out of the Final on June 3rd in Berlin, but also Leipzig's cup opener next season.
|Josko Gvardiol.||Photo: Steffen Prößdorf, CC BY-SA 4.0|
Citing egregious "unsportsmanlike conduct", the DFB also handed down an additional match suspension for the Croatian on Thursday. Assuming the talent remains with his current German club, he will be unavailable for Leipzig's first competitive match of the 2023/24 cycle. Leipzig did not contest the ruling.