Feb 9, 2013 at 2.30pm UK at ​Signal Iduna Park
DortmundBorussia Dortmund
1-4
Hamburger SV
Lewandowski (17')
Götze (82')
Lewandowski (31')
FT(HT: 1-2)
Rudnevs (18', 62'), Son (26', 89')
Aogo (22'), Van der Vaart (31')
Bruma (59')

Borussia Dortmund's Robert Lewandowski banned for three matches

Lewandowski banned for three matches
© AP Photos
Robert Lewandowski is banned for three matches but Borussia Dortmund insist that they will appeal against the ban.

Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski has been banned for three matches for being sent off against Hamburg in the Bundesliga on Saturday.

The 24-year-old was shown a straight red card for his altercation with Rafael van der Vaart after the half-hour mark, as the German champions went on to lose the game 4-1 at home.

The German federation's disciplinary commission has now banned Lewandowski for three domestic matches, meaning that the Poland international will sit out Dortmund's clashes against Eintracht Frankfurt, Borussia Monchengladbach and Hannover.

Dortmund have stated that they will appeal against the suspension, with sporting director Michael Zorc saying that they consider the ban "too harsh" and will ask "for a hearing".

Hamburg's Son Heung-min celebrates after scoring in his side's match against Dortmund on February 9, 2013
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2RB Leipzig189453026431
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