Among the 45 players who could be banned for the Euro 2016 semifinals with another yellow card, 11 are from Italy and nine from Iceland.

By SI Wire
June 29, 2016

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A total of 45 players competing in the Euro 2016 quarterfinals, which begin on Thursday when Poland faces off against Portugal, face a suspension for the semifinals if they pick up another yellow card.

Under the current rules for the European Championship, if a player picks up two yellow cards before the semifinals, they are suspended for the following game. Yellow card accumulation does not carry over past the semifinals, meaning the only way a player can be suspended for the final is by being sent off in the semis.

Four players are suspended for the quarterfinals: Thiago Motta of Italy, Thomas Vermaelen of Belgium and Adil Rami and N’Golo Kante of France. Bartosz Kapustka of Poland is returning from a suspension.

According to UEFA, here is who could miss out on the semifinals with another booking, including 11 players from Italy and nine from Iceland:

Belgium: Jan Vertonghen, Thomas Meunier, Axel Witsel, Marouane Fellaini, Michy Batshuayi

France: Olivier Giroud, Laurent Koscielny

Germany: Jérôme Boateng, Mats Hummels, Sami Khedira, Joshua Kimmich, Mesut Özil

Iceland: Kári Árnason, Birkir Bjarnason, Johann Gudmundsson, Aron Gunnarsson, Hannes Halldorsson, Birkir Sævarsson, Kolbeinn Sigthorsson, Gylfi Sigurdsson, Ari Skúlason

Italy: Andrea Barzagli, Leonardo Bonucci, Gianluigi Buffon, Giorgio Chiellini, Daniele De Rossi, Mattia De Sciglio, Éder, Lorenzo Insigne, Graziano Pellè, Salvatore Sirigu, Simone Zaza

Poland: Kamil Grosicki, Krzysztof Mączyński, Sławomir Peszko, Łukasz Piszczek, Michał Pazdan, Artur Jędrzejczyk

Portugal: William Carvalho, Pepe, Ricardo Quaresma

Wales: Ben Davies, Aaron Ramsey, Neil Taylor, Sam Vokes

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