Nasri given three-match ban after no appeal

SAMIR NASRI will serve a three-match suspension after Manchester City decided not to appeal his sending off at Norwich on Saturday when he was dismissed for an alleged headbutt.

Roberto Mancini had hinted the club would appeal but that is not the case and Nasri will miss out on home dates against Stoke and Watford as well as a clash with former club Arsenal at the Emirates.

City's record with Nasri this season reads: W8 D7 L4 and without: W5 D3 L1

 

Match in Focus

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Ireland v Wales

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • Ireland are unbeaten in their last six meetings with Wales
Expert verdict
Ireland lead the way in Group D and The Boys in Green can continue their charge towards Russia 2018 with victory over Wales, who are failing to match their Euro 2016 heroics. Ireland are the form side and should oblige.

 

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