United hit with FA charge

New Straits Times - - Sport -

LON­DON: Manch­ester United have been charged by the Eng­land FA af­ter their play­ers ha­rangued ref­eree Michael Oliver following the send­ing-off of An­der Her­rera dur­ing the team’s FA Cup loss to Chelsea.

United’s play­ers were un­happy when Her­rera re­ceived a sec­ond yel­low card in the 35th minute for foul­ing Chelsea winger Eden Hazard.

The score was 0-0 at that stage and United went on to lose 1-0 in the quar­ter-fi­nal match at Stam­ford Bridge on Mon­day.

The FA said on Tues­day that United have been charged with “fail­ing to con­trol their play­ers.”

United have un­til tomorrow to re­spond to the charge. AP

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