- Niasse charged with “profitable deception of a match official”
- Has till 6:00pm GMT to reply
- Third participant to be charged in English soccer this season
The Senegalese worldwide gained a controversial penalty in his membership’s Premier League conflict in opposition to Crystal Palace Saturday, taking place below a problem from Scott Dann.
Niasse was formally charged with “profitable deception of a match official,” after referee Anthony Taylor pointed to the spot following the incident.
Leighton Baines took the penalty to degree the scores at 1-1 — Niasse later went on to attain Everton’s second equalizer because the match completed 2-2.
The 27-year-old Niasse has till 6:00pm GMT to reply.
An unbiased three-person panel, made up of 1 former participant, a proper official and a former supervisor, unanimously agreed on the choice to cost Niasse.
The brand new guidelines, launched in Might of this yr, have already seen two decrease division gamers suspended for 2 matches.
Shaun Miller, a ahead for fourth tier Carlisle, was banned for 2 video games in October and Bailey Wright, a defender for second tier Bristol Metropolis, was given the identical punishment earlier this month.