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FA charges Chelsea defender Alonso for tackle on Long

From BBC - April 17, 2018

Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso has been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association for a tackle on Shane Long in a 3-2 win at Southampton.

Alonso appeared to stand on the back of Long's calf in the first half as his team trailed 2-0 on Saturday.

The Spaniard now faces missing the FA Cup semi-final against the same opponents at Wembley on Sunday if the charge is upheld.

He has until 18:00 BST on Wednesday to respond.

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