UEFA REDUCES SCOLARI BAN

Switzerland - Uefa reduced Portugal coach Luiz Felipe Scolari's ban yesterday to two months instead of four matches for scuffling with Serbia defender Ivica Dragutinovic.

Switzerland - Uefa reduced Portugal coach Luiz Felipe Scolari's ban yesterday to two months instead of four matches for scuffling with Serbia defender Ivica Dragutinovic.

Scolari is barred from the bench until November 20, meaning he can return for the team's last European Championship qualifier against Finland on November 21.

He will still miss the Euro 2008 qualifiers in Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan and at home against Armenia. - Sapa-AP

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