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Di Canio upbeat over Sessegnon appeal

April 30, 2013
By ESPN staff
Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio is hopeful Stephane Sessegnon's red card will be overturned on appeal.

• Brassell: Villa find inner Di Canio

Sessegnon was dismissed during the 6-1 defeat at Aston Villa on Monday night for a challenge on Yacouba Sylla.

He is now due to serve a three-match ban, which would keep him out of the remainder of the season, but Di Canio is hopeful that the Benin international will be handed a reprieve once the challenge is reviewed.
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