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

 

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Wolfsburg v Everton

Home Win Draw Away Win
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  • Wolfsburg have lost their last five matches against English opponents
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A draw will see both teams qualify if Lille fail to win in Krasnodar and the stalemate looks the best bet. Everton have drawn both of their away matches in this competition and neither team will be going all guns blazing if the result suits the pair in the earlier match in Russia.

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