Thu 16 February 2023 | 21:50

FA charges Liverpool and Everton for failing to control their players

During Liverpool's 2-0 Merseyside Derby victory over Everton at Anfield, players from the two sides were involved in a bust-up following a clash between Pickford and Robertson.

Several more players got involved in the late bust-up following the incident, and although only Pickford and


were booked, the FA hit both teams with charges for failing to control their players and ensure orderly conduct.

A statement from the FA reads:

"Liverpool and Everton have been charged following a mass confrontation during the 86th minute of their Premier League match on Monday 13 February.

"It’s alleged that both clubs failed to ensure their players and/or benches conducted themselves in an orderly fashion and/or refrained from provocative behaviour. Liverpool and Everton have until Monday 20 February to provide responses to their charges."

Before a crucial Champions League clash with Real Madrid,


will face Newcastle United on Saturday as they are hoping to build on their derby victory. Meanwhile, the 18th-positioned


will face their relegation rival Leeds United before another crucial clash with Aston Villa next week.



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source: thefa.com

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