Ivanovic was sent off by referee
The Serbian caught fellow countryman
It was thought Ivanovic would be banned for three matches, starting with Chelsea's opening Barclays Premier League fixture at Wigan next Sunday.
However, it now appears the FA changed its rules after an incident during an Amsterdam Tournament in 2006, when Manchester United pair
As the rule change covered all non-competitive pre-season fixtures, including the Community Shield, it means Ivanovic will be free to play at the
Real Sociedad coach Philippe Montanier is to leave the Primera Division side at the end of the season after turning down a contract extension, the Basque club has confirmed.