Traore and Valkanis receive bans

Melbourne Victory defender Adama Traore and Adelaide United coach Michael Valkanis have each received one-match bans from the Match Review Panel.

Melbourne Victory defender Adama Traore and Adelaide United coach Michael Valkanis have each received one-match bans from the Match Review Panel.

Traore received a straight red card for his challenge late in the match against the Reds and wills erve the mandatory one-week.

Valkanis will serve the same for being expelled from the technical area in the 42nd minute of the same match.

As a result Valkanis must not do any of the following during the Reds' match against Sydney FC.

The coach must not: Enter the field of play, the surrounds of the field of play, the Technical Area, the players- race, the dressing rooms or any other place where Players or Team Officials are likely to assemble to prepare for that Match;

Be seated in a area normally reserved for Players or Team Officials; and

Within 2 hours of the start of the Match and within 1 hour of the conclusion of the Match, have any contact with:

(i) any media where the purpose of such contact is for it to be electronically broadcast to the public, including participating in any post-match press conference and participating in television or radio interviews; and

(ii) any Player or Team Official.