Premier League English FA Charge Kompany Over Misconduct

The English Football Association said on Wednesday that Burnley manager Vincent Kompany has been charged with misconduct after the Belgian disputed the referee’s call to award a penalty in the 2-2 draw against Chelsea.

Lorenz Assignon of Burnley was given a second yellow card for a foul, bringing the visiting team down to ten men.

Kompany was then awarded a red card for objecting to the spot-kick decision.

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It’s alleged that the manager’s language and/or behaviour around the 40th minute was improper and/or abusive and/or insulting towards a match official and/or questioned their integrity,” the FA said in a statement.

Later, a displeased Kompany stated that this season’s Premier League refereeing standards have declined.

He has till Friday to address the FA’s accusation. With seven games remaining, Burnley is six points outside the safety zone in 19th place in the rankings.

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