The Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri was sent to the stand by referee Kevin Friend and has been charged with misconduct for his misbehavior during Monday’s 2-2 Premier League draw with Burnley according to the English Football Association.
Sarri became intense in a scuffle between the players on the touchline in the dying moments of the game at Stamford Bridge and he did not carry out his post-match media duties but instead sent in the assistant coach Gianfranco Zola to fill in for him.
Zola felt the decision was harsh as his fellow Italian was “just trying to tell our players to get in position”.
The FA in the statement mentioned: Maurizio Sarri has been charged with misconduct in reaction to his behavior in the 94th minute of Monday’s (22/04/2019) Premier League fixture between Chelsea and Burnley.
“The Chelsea manager has until 18:00 on Friday (26/04/2019) to provide a response.”
Chelsea at present occupies the fourth and the final place but the two dropped points in the game against Burnley could prove costly for the club as they are only a point better off than Arsenal who can overtake them if they get at least a draw at Wolves.