Emmanuel Adebayor will miss the Manchester derby after not appealing the violent conduct charge lodged against him by the Football Association.
Adebayor had until 6pm Wednesday to respond to the charge and in accepting it, has effectively condemned himself to a three-match ban.
The FA's disciplinary panel will formally sit in judgement on Thursday. But the punishment for such offences is automatic and it seems unlikely there will be any change in that stance.
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