Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte are charged with improper conduct by the FA


Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte are CHARGED with improper conduct by the FA after being sent off for clashing with each other in fiery London derby draw between Chelsea and Tottenham

  • Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte have been charged with improper conduct
  • The pair clashed during Chelsea’s fiery 2-2 draw against Tottenham on Sunday
  • Tuchel criticised referee Anthony Taylor during his post-match interview
  • Tuchel and Conte have until Thursday to provide their respective responses 

Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte have been charged by the Football Association for the furious touchline bust-up that overshadowed Sunday’s London derby.

Chelsea manager Tuchel and Tottenham boss Conte twice had to be separated during the 2-2, sparking furious scenes at Stamford Bridge.

And the FA have confirmed that the pair have been charged with improper conduct – and could now face punishment by the governing body.

Thomas Tuchel (L) and Antonio Conte have been charged with improper conduct by the FA

The managers have until Thursday to respond to the charges.

An FA spokesman said: ‘Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte have both been charged with a breach of FA Rule E3, following the Premier League fixture between Chelsea FC and Tottenham Hotspur FC on Sunday 14 August 2022.

‘It is alleged that the behaviour of both managers was improper following the end of the fixture.

There was a disagreement between Tuchel and Conte when they went to shake hands

There was a disagreement between Tuchel and Conte when they went to shake hands

Referee Anthony Taylor was criticised by Tuchel for some of the decisions that he made

Referee Anthony Taylor was criticised by Tuchel for some of the decisions that he made

‘Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte have until Thursday 18 August 2022 to provide their respective responses.’

Both bosses were issued red cards after the full-time whistle and could be headed for a touchline ban or a fine if found guilty by the FA.

Tuchel is also under investigation for comments made after the game in which he appeared to question the integrity of referee Anthony Taylor.

 

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