CONFIRMED! FA reject Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho’s red card appeal

first_img The Brazilian will serve a four-match ban 1 Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho has failed with an appeal against the red card he received in Monday’s match against Burnley, the Football Association has announced.Brazilian Fernandinho was dismissed for a third time in six appearances in a match that City won 2-1 after goals from Gael Clichy and Sergio Aguero.He was ordered off for a two-footed lunge on Johann Berg Gudmundsson, and receives a four-match ban rather than the usual three games as it was his second Premier League dismissal of the campaign.His other red came in the Champions League against Borussia Monchengladbach.In a statement released by City, the FA said: “Fernandinho will serve a four-match suspension with immediate effect after his claim of wrongful dismissal was rejected today following an independent regulatory commission hearing.”last_img

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