LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Asian soccer player of the year Nassir Al Shamrani had his 8-match Asian Champions League ban for spitting and head-butting cut to six games on Monday on appeal.
A Court of Arbitration for Sport panel deferred the other two matches of the Al Hilal forward's sanction for a two-year probationary period.
CAS gave an urgent ruling ahead of Al Hilal's group match at Lokomotiv Tashkent on Tuesday.
Al Shamrani already served two matches of the ban. He will miss two group matches...