No Reina red appeal from Liverpool

Liverpool have not appealed against the red card awarded to goalkeeper Jose Reina during yesterday’s 2-0 defeat at Chelsea.

Reina was sent off eight minutes from time for violent conduct, with the Spaniard raising his hand to the face of Arjen Robben, pushing the winger away.

Robben’s over-reaction, as he fell to the ground clutching his throat, incensed manager Rafael Benitez and an appeal appeared certain.

However, the Football Association had received no notification from Liverpool by a noon deadline, with the matter now at an end.

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