Frank Lampard has been accused by the Football Association of “damaging the game in disgrace” after he claimed that Liverpool take pleasure in a refereeing prejudice throughout matches at Anfield.
Lampard made the feedback after his Everton group misplaced to a 2-0 loss to their bitter rivals final month because of targets within the second half from Andy Robertson and Divock Origi.
During the match, Anthony Gordon acquired no penalty after colliding with Joel Matip within the field, a choice that made Lampard livid.
“Yes, it’s a penalty in the second half. You do not get them here. If it’s Mo Salah at the other end, it’s a penalty,” he stated.
He additionally added: “The referee was quick to whip a yellow card and when the little thing went off in the middle of the pitch and if you look back at it with VAR, some dubious things happen in it as well. Maybe it is to be expected when you come here. “
Lampard has since been prosecuted for his feedback, the FA confirmed in a press release on Wednesday.
“Update of rules and discipline: Frank Lampard has been accused of violating FA’s rule E3 in connection with media comments after the match he made after Everton FC’s Premier League match against Liverpool FC on Sunday 24 April 2022,” it stated.
“It is alleged that the coach’s comments constitute inappropriate behavior as they suggest bias and / or attack the match referee – or referee in general – and / or make the game disrespectful in violation of FA rule E3.1. Frank Lampard has until Monday 9 May 2022 to provide an answer. “