Manchester United have been successful in their appeal of Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s two-match ban for the red card he received in the 2-1 loss to Young Boys last month.
The right-back was sent off in the first half of the game due to a poor challenge but his misery was compounded two weeks later when UEFA announced that he had been given a two-match ban.
Just hours later, a similar challenge in another Champions League game went unpunished, something Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will have been frustrated with.
Aaron Wan-Bissaka's European ban reduced to one-match by UEFA.
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According to BBC journalist Simon Stone, as seen above, UEFA have reduced Wan-Bissaka’s ban to one game, meaning he will be available for the crucial group game against Atalanta on Wednesday next week.
Wan-Bissaka’s absence from the side against Villarreal was telling, with Diogo Dalot enduring a difficult night against Arnaut Danjuma at Old Trafford. Solskjaer will welcome the decision to reduce Wan-Bissaka’s ban and ultimately, he will feel it was the right decision.