Previous
SC Freiburg
Bayern Munich
7:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Las Palmas
Deportivo La Coruña
7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Brighton & Hove Albion
Sheffield Wednesday
7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Ivory Coast
Congo DR
4:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Morocco
Togo
7:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Next

Trending: Anger at Messi over red card

Latest
Read

Should Begovic move to Bournemouth?

Transfers
Read

RFU: No Chelsea move to Twickenham

Chelsea
Read

Balotelli fights fine

Mario Balotelli will take Manchester City to a Premier League tribunal on Wednesday in a bid to overturn a fine for continued ill-discipline.

• Blog: A dish fit for a king

Balotelli, 22, missed about a fifth of City's games last season due to suspensions from red and yellow cards and was fined two weeks' wages, about £350,000, by the club as a consequence. His appeal against the fine was rejected by the club.

The Italian striker has fallen out of favour at City, and didn't travel to Newcastle for Saturday's 3-1 Premier League win, instead staying in Manchester to train alone. He started the 3-2 defeat to Manchester United six days earlier but was substituted early in the second half.

Rumours have persisted about his long-term future with the Premier League champions following a series of indiscretions, but Mancini, who signed Balotelli for £24m from Inter Milan in 2010, insists he still figures heavily in his plans.

"Mario still has a big part to play this season," he said. "To get back into the team he needs to work in training and, when he plays, he needs to play well."

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.