The Football Association has confirmed that Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte have been charged with misconduct in Sunday’s 2-2 draw between Chelsea and Tottenham.
The pair got here to blows throughout the fiery contest and needed to be separated at full-time when a handshake was a squaring match.
The FA’s assertion learn: “Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte have both been charged with breaches of FA Rule E3, following the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Tottenham Hotspur FC on Sunday 14 August 2022.
“It is alleged that the behavior of both managers was inappropriate after the end of the match.
“Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte have till Thursday 18 August 2022 to present their respective solutions.”
Tempers flared initially when Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg made it 1-1, with Chelsea calling for both a foul on Kai Havertz and an offside on Richarlison, and Tuchel sprinting past the Spurs dugout as Reece James put the hosts back in front.
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Harry Kane’s 96th-minute equalizer saw the points shared before Tuchel and Conte shared an angry embrace at the full-time whistle.
The pair both appeared to clarify the incident in their post-match comments, although Conte later posted a story on his Instagram account reading: “Lucky I did not see you… tripping you over would have been effectively deserved… 😂😂😂”
Spurs are subsequent in motion after they host Wolves on Saturday, whereas Chelsea go to Leeds a day later.