Gomes appeared to stamp on Mitrovic in stoppage time in an incident which was not seen by referee Lee Probert
Everton’s Andre Gomes has been charged with violent conduct after his tackle on Aleksandar Mitrovic during Saturday’s Premier League defeat at Fulham, the Football Association has announced.
Portuguese midfielder Gomes appeared to stamp on Mitrovic in stoppage time in an incident which was not seen by referee Lee Probert.
“Everton’s Andre Gomes has been charged with violent conduct,” read an FA statement.
“This follows an incident in the 95th minute of the Premier League fixture against Fulham on Saturday [13/04/2019] that was not seen by the match officials but caught on video. The midfielder has until 18:00 on Tuesday [16/04/2019] to respond to the charge.”
Gomes escaped punishment from referee Probert, while Fulham, already relegated, won the game 2-0 thanks to goals from Tom Cairney and Ryan Babel.
Everton signed Gomes on a season-long loan from Barcelona in August last year and he has been a regular for Marco Silva’s side this season, making a total of 28 appearances.
‘Going to destroy Deeney’ – Arsenal fans rejoice after seeing team to face Watford
nice one son
Heung-min Son makes classy gesture to support fire victims in South Korea
Shocking video of fan being knocked out in supporter brawl outside Turf Moor
BATTLE OF THE B*******S
Game of Thrones star rowed with Warnock and ‘made his wife cry’
Ex-Chelsea star reveals he met his wife after sliding into her DMs
Police looking into flare incident at Anfield, which hurt young Chelsea fan
Ex-Chelsea ace reveals Jurgen Klopp wanted him but Mourinho blocked the move
Should the charge be upheld, the midfielder could face a three-match ban which would rule him out of upcoming fixtures against Manchester United, Crystal Palace and Burnley.
He has until 6pm on Tuesday to respond.