Alonso set to miss cup semi-final after FA charge

Marcos Alonso

Marcos Alonso

Chelsea's Marcos Alonso has been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association after an incident during the Premier League match against relegation-threatened Southampton.

Southampton led Chelsea 1-0 in the first-half at St Mary's when, shortly before the break, Alonso trod on the back of Long's leg, pressing his studs into the forward's right calf.

According to the Daily Mail, FA Chiefs are still investigating the challenge and are reviewing footage of the incident.

Alonso's absence for Sunday's Wembley clash would represent a major blow to Chelsea boss Antonio Conte as the FA Cup is the club's last remaining opportunity to win silverware and salvage an otherwise underwhelming campaign.

A statement from the FA read: 'Chelsea's Marcos Alonso has been charged with violent conduct following an incident with Southampton's Shane Long.

The 27-year-old Spanish worldwide has now been told to respond until 6 pm on Wednesday, April 18, or face severe outcome.

"It happened in the 43rd minute of Saturday's game [14/04/18] and was not seen by the match officials but caught on video".

Alonso was not penalised for a foul at the time by referee Mike Dean but could receive a retrospective three match ban for violent conduct with a decision expected to be made on Tuesday.

He would also miss Premier League games at Burnley and Swansea.

After the match, Southampton manager Mark Hughes said: "Shane's got a gash down the calf - having seen it again there's a clear red card".

"The disappointment was the officials didn't see it". One of them should have seen it.

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