Wilfried Zaha has been given a one-game suspension and a £10,000 fine for his improper conduct charge by the FA.

The forward accepted the charge after he was sent off during Palace’s draw with Southampton at the end of the January.

Zaha was initially carded, before he sarcastic clapped the referee, resulting in a red card for the Ivory Coast international.

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Crystal Palace will, therefore, be without the attacker for a game as the striker will now serve the one-game suspension.

The striker has a right of appeal, so the suspension is not yet in effect.

The punishment was decided following an Independent Regulatory Commission hearing on Wednesday, which decided to hand down the punishment on the Palace attacker.

Palace have normally struggled without Zaha in the side, so the player being suspended may be of concern to Roy Hodgson and Crystal Palace.

However, with Christian Benteke back in the side, and the recent arrival of Michy Batshuayi, Palace will be looking to prove they can do it without Zaha in the team.