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Balotelli loses appeal over red card

The Football Association today upheld the straight red card that Balotelli was shown for a tangle with Youssouf Mulumbu.

An FA statement said: "At a Regulatory Commission hearing today, a claim that the standard punishment is clearly excessive from Manchester City's Mario Balotelli was dismissed. As a result, Balotelli will serve a three match suspension with immediate effect."

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GJ232177d ago

No real shock there. Red cards are barely overturned

karim2177d ago

Not surprised but kinda disappointed that he's gonna manchester derby

kulka2177d ago

should watch himself more