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Swansea to challenge Fabianski red card against Hammers

Swansea have announced they will be appealing the red card shown to goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski during Sunday's Barclays Premier League defeat to West Ham. The Poland international was dismissed in the 68th minute of the match at Upton Park for impeding West Ham substitute Diafra Sakho as he burst through on goal.

The Poland international was dismissed in the 68th minute of the match at Upton Park for impeding West Ham substitute Diafra Sakho as he burst through on goal.

However, Swansea manager Garry Monk said after the 3-1 loss that he expected the club to appeal the decision and yesterday the Welsh club confirmed they were in touch with the FA.

A statement read: "Swansea City can confirm that the club will be appealing the red card issued to goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski against West Ham on Sunday. The FA will make a decision ahead of Sunday's league clash with Spurs at the Liberty Stadium."

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