When a player is given a red card or two yellow card i a match, he is sent off and sentenced a suspension of a number of matches.
If you have instructed your players to tackle harder than normal, the of bookings and suspensions are higher. Players can be sentenced a suspensions of 1-4 matches depending on what he has done.
If a match is started with a suspended player in the line up, the next player on the substitution priority list is used instead.
There is not distinguished between league and cup matches. If a player is suspended during af league match, the suspension will also apply to cup matches and vice versa.
Players cannot be suspended in friendlies, and players that are suspended can play in friendlies.