Carlo Ancelotti: Everton boss avoids ban after accepting FA misconduct charge

Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti has been fined £8,000 after accepting an FA misconduct charge, but will not face a touchline ban.

Ancelotti “admitted that his language and/or behaviour” at the end of Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Manchester United “amounted to improper conduct and also accepted the standard penalty”.

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It means Ancelotti will be in the dugout for Sunday’s match against Chelsea, live on Sky Sports Premier League, on his Stamford Bridge return.

The former Real Madrid boss was shown a red card by referee Chris Kavanagh when he approached the official at the final whistle, with Everton believing they had scored a late winner only for the goal to be disallowed by VAR.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s deflected shot was ruled out after it was adjudged that Gylfi Sigurdsson, who lay near to David de Gea in an offside position, was interfering with play.

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