Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois to miss Man City game after losing red card appeal

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois to miss Man City game after losing red card appeal

November 27, 2019 tbdwgekl 0

first_imgChelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois will miss the champions’ visit to Manchester City on Sunday after an appeal against a red card for the Belgian international was rejected by the Football Association.Courtois was sent off for denying a goal scoring opportunity in the 52nd minute of Chelsea’s 2-2 draw against Swansea City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.Also read: Arsenal erred, Chelsea held in first weekend of new EPL season An independent regulatory commission rejected Chelsea’s appeal against the red card and upheld a one-match suspension, the FA said.The ruling will give back-up keeper Asmir Begovic, signed from Stoke City earlier this summer as a replacement for Petr Cech, the chance to make his first Premier League start for Chelsea.last_img

 

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