Eduardo cleared and can play for Arsenal in Belgium

Uefa have overturned Eduardo s two-match ban for diving.The Arsenal striker was accused of deceiving the referee to win in a penalty in their 3-1 win over Glasgow Celtic in the second leg of the Champions League third qualifying round tie last month. B

Uefa have overturned Eduardo's two-match ban for diving.

The Arsenal striker was accused of 'deceiving the referee' to win in a penalty in their 3-1 win over Glasgow Celtic in the second leg of the Champions League third qualifying round tie last month.

But Arsenal, who appealed against the initial decision, were always confident of successfully challenging the ban because they felt there was sufficient contact between Eduardo and Hoops goalkeeper Artur Boruc.

A UEFA statement read: "Following examination of all the evidence, notably the declarations of both the referee and the referees' assessor, as well as the various video footage, it was not established to the panel's satisfaction that the referee had been deceived in taking his decision on the penalty.


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