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Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl charged by the FA over post-match comments about Mike Dean

Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl charged by the FA for sarcastically suggesting he knew Saints captain James Ward-Prowse can be despatched off as a result of Mike Dean was the VAR

  • Ralph Hasenhuttl was sad with James Ward-Prowse’s dismissal at Chelsea
  • Southampton star was initially proven a yellow card for a late deal with on Jorginho
  • VAR Mike Dean advised referee Martin Atkinson to review the incident on October 2 
  • Saints boss sarcastically prompt he knew the end result can be a crimson card











Southampton supervisor Ralph Hasenhuttl has been charged by the Football Association over his comments about video assistant referee Mike Dean following his facet’s defeat at Chelsea.

Hasenhuttl was sad about the sending-off of James Ward-Prowse throughout the 3-1 defeat on October 2.

The midfielder was initially proven a yellow card by referee Martin Atkinson for a late deal with on Jorginho, nevertheless it was upgraded to crimson after Dean advised his colleague to review the incident on the pitchside monitor.

Ralph Hasenhuttl was left pissed off by James Ward-Prowse’s sending off in opposition to Chelsea

The sending off irked Hasenhuttl, who sarcastically prompt he knew the end result of the review can be a crimson card as Dean was the VAR official for the recreation.

‘I knew when Mike Dean was on the VAR that the referee would go and take a look at it,’ he advised BBC 5 Live.

Speaking to BBC Radio Solent, the Austrian conceded he had not seen the incident however reiterated his emotions about Dean.

‘I all the time have a little bit of an issue once we know Mike Dean is on VAR as a result of we do not have historical past with him, to be trustworthy,’ he mentioned.

Ward-Prowse was initially booked for this challenge on Jorginho in the second half

Ward-Prowse was initially booked for this problem on Jorginho in the second half

Ward-Prowse’s dismissal got here in the 77th minute of the match, with the rating at 1-1, earlier than Chelsea scored twice in opposition to 10 males to seal victory. 

An FA assertion learn: ‘It is alleged that comments made by the supervisor throughout two post-match interviews represent improper conduct in that they questioned the integrity of the VAR match official and/or implied bias and/or convey the recreation into disrepute.’

Hasenhuttl, who has been charged with two breaches of Rule E3, has till Tuesday, to reply.  

Atkinson was urged to review the incident on the pitchside monitor by VAR official Mike Dean

Atkinson was urged to review the incident on the pitchside monitor by VAR official Mike Dean

The referee eventually upgraded the yellow card to a red and sent off the Saints captain

The referee ultimately upgraded the yellow card to a crimson and despatched off the Saints captain

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