Arsenal win appeal of Mohamed Elneny red card from win over Southampton after FA review

Arsenal win appeal of Mohamed Elneny red card from win over Southampton after FA review The FA have overturned the red card that was handed to Mohamed Elneny during Arsenals win over Southampton Elneny was sent off following an off the ball incident as the visitors pushed for an equaliser in stoppage time

Southamptons Jack Stephens was given his marching orders for raising his arms towards Jack Wilshere, who escaped with a yellow card But in the aftermath, Elneny was shown a red card by referee Andre Marriner However, the decision and subsequent three-match ban have been overturned An FA statement said: Mohamed Elneny will be available for Arsenal’s next three games after an Independent Regulatory Commission accepted that he was wrongly dismissed for violent conduct against Southampton on Sunday 8 April 2018 Elneny, who has recently signed a new contract at the Emirates until 2022, had played the entire match against Southampton

Before the red card, he had only picked up five yellow cards in all competitions throughout the duration of the season Arsenal won Sundays game 3-2 with the help of a Danny Welbeck double