Date: 12th March 2019 at 9:52pm
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Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette has had his red card decision overturned by UEFA after an appeal.

The French ace was given his marching orders late in the first-leg of Arsenal’s 1-0 defeat to BATE Borisov after lashing out an elbow.

The striker was due to serve a three-match ban for seeing red.

Arsenal were unsuccessful in their appeal, but the striker has seen his suspension reduced to two matches.

And with Arsenal currently 3-1 down in their tie with Rennes, Gunners fans will be thrilled to see Lacazette available for Thursday’s return leg at the Emirates.

A statement from UEFA read: “The appeal lodged by Arsenal FC has been partially upheld.

Lacazette saw red in the first-leg fixture in Belarus

“To suspend the Arsenal FC player Alexandre Lacazette for two (2) Uefa competition matches for which he would be otherwise eligible for serious rough play.