Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has been charged with misconduct by the Football Association for his language and/or behavior towards the match officials at half-time in the 2-1 defeat to West Ham on Saturday.
Mourinho who is already appealing a £50,000 fine and suspended one-match stadium ban, handed to him by the FA after comments about a referee earlier this month was sent to the stands by referee Jonathan Moss at half-time after he reportedly confronted the official following the red card to Nemanja Matic in the first half.
Assistant first team coach, Silvino Louro, was also sent to the stands for protesting Matic’s dismissal
The FA in a statement on its official website said;
“Following the game between West Ham United and Chelsea on Saturday [24 October 2015], The FA has taken the following disciplinary action.
“Jose Mourinho has been charged with misconduct in relation to his language and/or behaviour towards the match officials in or around the dressing room area at half-time.
“Chelsea coach Silvino Louro has also been charged with misconduct in relation to his behaviour which led to his 45th minute dismissal from the technical area.
This is the seventh occasion that Mourinho has been investigated by the FA since returning to the Premier League in 2013. So far, he has been fined £101,000.
Meanwhile West Ham have also been charged for failing to control their players in the 44th minute of the game and Chelsea have also been charged with the same offence for an alleged breach in the 45th minute of the game.
All parties according to the FA statement have until 6pm on Thursday 29 October 2015 to respond to the charges.