The FA accused the MU players of violating the rules by surrounding referee Chris Kavanagh, when he initially only gave the Red Devils a corner when Fulham’s Willian blocked the ball just above the goal line after Jadon Sancho’s shot in the ring. ban.
An FA spokesman said: “Manchester United FC were charged after their players surrounded the referee in the 71st minute of their FA Cup tie against Fulham FC on Sunday 19 March.
“Manchester United FC is alleged to have failed to ensure its players behave in an orderly manner, and they have not behaved appropriately. Manchester United FC has until Monday 27 March to provide feedback on the matter. allegations”.
After reviewing the videotape, referee Kavanagh gave MU 11 meters, and sent off Fulham coach Marco Silva and 2 players Willian and Aleksandar Mitrovic. Mitrovic is currently facing a suspension for the rest of the season for pushing and insulting referee Kavanagh.
Earlier this week, SunSport newspaper reported that clubs in the Premier League and England’s lower divisions were fined nearly £1.3 million for brawls on the pitch and insulting referees. United alone have been fined £137,000 for three previous violations of failing to control their players, in games against Newcastle and Chelsea last October, as well as Crystal Palace last month.
A fourth violation could result in an additional fine of around £75,000. This would be the largest amount of fines imposed to date for player misconduct, the equivalent of Man City being punished for their players surrounding referee Anthony Taylor during the win over Arsenal. .
In total, Arsenal is the team that has had to pay the most fines this season, with a total of 185,000 pounds.