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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Hull v Liverpool

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  • Liverpool have scored no more than once in seven of their last eight matches
Expert verdict
Liverpool have seen their top-four chances recede after one win from their last four league games and any lingering hope would disappear with a defeat at the KC. Hull played with lots of intensity in a well-deserved 2-0 victory at Crystal Palace on Saturday and will be eager to take another big step towards safety.

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