The manager was sent to the stands after an outburst at the referee.
Eden Hazard’s goal was not the only controversial moment in Chelsea’s 4-1 win over Cardiff City at the weekend as manager Jose Mourinho was sent to the stands.
The 50-year-old reacted angrily to what the boss saw as time wasting by Cardiff, as the Blue Birds tried to preserve what was then a 0-1 lead.
Then when referee Anthony Taylor told Blues defender Branislav Ivanovic to hurry up when taking a throw-in, Mourinho couldn’t take it any more.
The outburst saw the coach sent to the stands as one lucky fan at Stamford Bridge got to sit with the Portuguese ace, but reports in the Sun say it is Taylor and not Mourinho who will feel the wrath of the FA.
While the manager is likely to be given a warning, the official will be dropped from Premier League matches after a series of blunders during the tie.
Cardiff were also incensed when the hosts equalised when Samuel Eto’o kicked the ball away from goalkeeper David Marshall as the Scot bounced the ball.
After a few scrappy efforts Hazard eventually put the ball in the net and this started a rout from the home side as they romped to victory.
Taylor’s handling of the situation thought to be below par and opposition manager Malky Mackay has also raised concerns – although in not such an animated way as Mourinho.
The news means that Chelsea will have their boss in the dug-out for what could prove to be a crucial title clash with Manchester City in west London on Sunday.
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