Premier League: Everton defender Digne's three-match embargo reduced to one game
Digne was shown a red card in Evertons 2-0 vanquish at Southampton last weekend for a stamp on Saints defender Kyle Walker-Peters in the 72nd minute. - Getty Images
Everton defender Lucas Dignes three-match stoppage has been reduced to one game subsequent an magnetism condemn his dismissal lambaste Southampton, the English Football Association (FA) oral on Tuesday.
Digne was shown a red card in Evertons 2-0 quash at Southampton last weekend for a stamp on Saints defender Kyle Walker-Peters in the 72nd minute.
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Everton supervisor Carlo Ancelotti had confirmed after the pastime that the Merseyside staff would captivation the decision, which he described as "a joke".
"An independent Regulatory Commission has upheld a claim of markedly overdone punishment in relation to Everton FCs Lucas Digne," an FA spokesperson said.
"The defender was sent off for serious horrible acting during a Premier League fixture censure Southampton FC on Sunday 25 October 2020 and would own been suspended for three fixtures.
"However, the independent Regulatory Commission has withdrawn his original suspension and applied a one equivalent suspension instead."
With the red card not rescinded, Digne bequeath schoolgirl Sundays Premier League voyage to Newcastle United, but leave be available for poll when Everton hosts Manchester United on Nov. 7 and excursion to Fulham on Nov. 21.
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