Borussia Dortmund coach Juergen Klopp banned two games by UEFA

Juergen Klopp watched Borussia Dortmund's 3-0 win over Marseille on Tuesday from the stands.
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NYON, Switzerland (AP) -- Borussia Dortmund coach Juergen Klopp must serve a two-match Champions League ban for his "irresponsible'' rant at a match official.

UEFA says the automatic one-match suspension after his sending off for "pestering a match official'' has been increased to a two-match sanction.

Klopp angrily confronted the fourth official during Dortmund's 2-1 defeat at Napoli on Sept. 18.

The German coach served the first match of his sanction during Dortmund's 3-0 victory against Marseille on Tuesday.

Klopp will be prevented from working with his team at an away match against Arsenal on Oct. 22.

He can appeal the sanction.

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