Cisse handed four-game suspension
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Djibril Cisse has been suspended for four matches, dealing a huge blow to Queens Park Rangers' hopes of retaining their Premier League status.

The 30-year-old, who arrived from Serie A side Lazio in January, received the ban for his straight red card for a vicious tackle on Sunderland's Fraizer Campbell in Saturday's 3-1 defeat.

It is the second time that Cisse has been sent off in the short spell he has been with the club, although the former Liverpool and Auxerre star has also scored three times in five matches.

QPR, who sacked manager Neil Warnock earlier this season and replaced him with Mark Hughes, are third from bottom with just eight matches remaining.