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Chelsea's Marcos Alonso faces ban after FA charge over Shane Long challenge

Chelsea's Marcos Alonso faces ban after FA charge over Shane Long challenge
From ESPN - April 17, 2018

Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso faces a three-match ban after he was charged by the Football Association for a tackle on Shane Long that went unpunished.

TV footage showed Alonso catch Long on the calf with his studs shortly before half-time in Chelsea's 3-2 victory at Southampton, but referee Mike Dean and his assistants missed the incident and consequently took no action.

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. There's clear intent to hurt Shane, it was raked down the back of the calf.

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