Manchester United have confirmed that they will not appeal the decision to dismiss Casemiro in Sunday’s draw with Southampton.
The defensive midfielder received a straight red for his massive challenge on Southampton’s Carlos Alcaraz in the first half at the end of the line. 0-0 tie at Old Trafford.
It was Casemiro’s second consecutive red in his last three Premier League matches for Manchester United, after he was ordered in a win over Crystal Palace in February as well. Due to the accumulation of red cards, the Brazilian is now preparing to face a ban Four local matches.
Despite this lengthy ban, United confirmed on their official website that they have no intention of appealing Anthony Taylor’s decision to sack Casemiro.
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The club’s statement reads:Manchester United They decided not to appeal against Casemiro’s red card in the 0-0 draw with Southampton.
After being initially booked by referee Anthony Taylor for a challenge on Carlos Alcaraz in the first half, he was promoted after a VAR review.
The penalty is a four-match ban because the Brazil international was also sent off in the home win over Crystal Palace, again when VAR was used following a multi-man fight. Casemiro He will miss the Emirates Cup quarter-final match with Fulham next Sunday and next month’s Premier League matches against Newcastle United, Brentford and Everton.
He added, “He will be available for the second leg match of the round of 16 of the European League on Thursday at Real Betis.”