Courtois was sent off early in the second half at Stamford Bridge following the concession of a penalty for a foul on Bafetimbi Gomis in the area and was adjudged to have denied the Swans forward a clear goalscoring opportunity.
However, according to The Times journalist Rory Smith, who broke the news via his official Twitter account on Monday afternoon, the Blues are hoping that the Belgian’s dismissal is rescinded in hopes of having him available for their huge clash against fellow title rivals Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium this weekend.
Chelsea have appealed the Thibaut Courtois red card from Saturday.
— Rory Smith (@RorySmithTimes) August 10, 2015
Should their appeal prove to be unsuccessful then summer signing Asmir Begovic is likely to be handed his full league debut for the club after coming on as a substitute against the Swans.
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