Liverpool will appeal the length of Sadio Mane’s ban following his red card away at Manchester City on Saturday, according to Paul Joyce.

The Senegal international was given his marching orders near the end of the first half after being judged to have led with an excessively high foot in a challenge on City goalkeeper Ederson Moraes.

This incident was the turning point of the game, and City went on to beat 10-man Liverpool in a crushing 5-0 win.

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Much controversy has surrounded the red card, and Liverpool are now looking to see if they can have the three-game ban Mane is set to endure reduced, or maybe even rescinded.

Mane is a key component in Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool side, and enjoyed a superb start to the Premier League campaign until the red.

The Reds will hope that their appeal is understood in tomorrow’s hearing.

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