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...Jesus to Miss Final in at Maracana

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Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus will miss the Copa America ęnal after he was handed a two-game ban on Tuesday by South American football's governing body CONMEBOL.

The Manchester City's Jesus was dismissed for a foul on Eugenio Mena in Brazil's 1-0 quarter-ęnal win over Chile on Friday.

He sat out the tournament hosts' 1-0 semi-ęnal win over

Peru on Monday but is now set to also miss the ęnal against either Argentina at Rio de Janeiro's iconic Maracana stadium.

He was also ęned Ǟ5,000, CONMEBOL announced yesterday.

Jesus, 24, was shown a red card on 48 minutes, just two minutes after Lucas Paqueta gave the Selecao the lead against Chile.

Paqueta was also the match-winner against Peru, where Everton took Jesus's place.

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