Chelsea wing back Alonso charged with violent conduct

Chelsea wing back Alonso charged with violent conduct

Referee Mike Dean appeared to have a clear view of Alonso's challenge.

The FA can take retrospective action if referee Mike Dean or any of the other officials failed to see the incident.

However, the FA has since reviewed footage and now sanctioned the Spaniard, who has until 6pm on Wednesday to respond.

Chelsea defender, Marcos Alonso is facing a three-game ban after being charged with violent conduct by the Premier League Football Association for his stamp on Southampton forward, Shane Long.

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The wing-back made a reckless a tackle on Saints striker Shane Long towards the end of the first half of his team's 3-2 win on Saturday.

The 27-year-old Spanish global has now been told to respond until 6 pm on Wednesday, April 18, or face severe outcome.

If suspended, Alonso will be absent for Premier League away games against Burnley and Swansea City, as well as the FA Cup semi-final against Southampton at Wembley this weekend.

Sky Sports said that Southampton coach Mark Hughes accused Alonso of nearly breaking Long's leg in the challenge, which happened when Chelsea were 0-1 down in the English Premier League (EPL) game. "They were all within a 10 to 15 metre radius - one of them should have seen it".

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