Manchester City have won their appeal against the red card shown to captain Vincent Kompany in the second half the 2-0 victory over Arsenal. The centre-back was dismissed by referee Mike Dean for a tackle on Jack Wilshere but the Football Association has overturned the decision.

Kompany would have faced a three-game suspension against Fulham and QPR in the Premier League, either side of an FA Cup fourth round fixture against Crystal Palace or Stoke.

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