Zlatan Ibrahimovic will only be suspended for one match for his red card against Chelsea, UEFA has announced, though he could still face an extra ban from the French Football League.
The Paris Saint-Germain striker was sent off following a challenge on Oscar -- but the incident was controversial as a straight red card was shown to the Sweden star after Dutch referee Bjorn Kuipers was surrounded by nine Chelsea players.
UEFA said in a statement: "Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been suspended for one UEFA competition match for which he would be otherwise eligible. As a result, the player is not eligible to play in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League quarter-final."
PSG defender Serge Aurier was given a three-match UEFA ban after insulting the referee on a video clip which was posted on social media.
Ibrahimovic and Marseille playmaker Dimitri Payet have both been called before the LFP disciplinary commission on April 9 to explain their recent comments about referees.
Ibrahimovic was in confrontational mood again following PSG's 3-2 loss to Bordeaux. Angered by Lionel Jaffredo's failure to award a free-kick after Bordeaux goalkeeper Cedric Carrasso picked up a clear backpass with five minutes remaining, he made his feelings known on the way towards the dressing room. He later apologised.
Footage later surfaced from the Stade Velodrome tunnel as Marseille left the field after their goalless draw with title rivals Lyon, with the home players angry at a late Lucas Ocampos 'goal' not being allowed despite television replays and a 3D simulation from Canal+ appearing to show the ball crossing the line.
Payet yelled expletives as he passed the closed door of the officials' dressing room.
The France international attempted to defend himself on Wednesday, telling his club's website: "How can people criticise me for my words towards the officials when they were still on the pitch when I spoke? My words were not intended for them. Even if it was inelegant, it was nothing more than frustration."
Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has not been slow to comment on the issues affecting the league leaders' two nearest rivals.
After Marseille tweeted a still image of Lyon keeper Anthony Lopes attempting to scramble Ocampos' shot away, he replied: "@OM_Officiel 1 the foul (by Ocampos) on Anthony is clear and evident! 2 the ball may not have crossed the line completely? Bravo to the officials?"
On Ibrahimovic's outburst, Aulas declared himself "shocked" and added: "A suspension until the end of the season would not be excessive."
Information from The Associated Press and Press Association was used in this report.