Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel and Tottenham manager, Antonio Conte have both been sanctioned by the FA after their touchline spat in the London derby.

Cucurella’s hair was pulled back by Romero, moments before Harry Kane nodded in Ivan Perisic’s corner in the 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge, capping a bad-tempered London derby on Sunday.

VAR official, Mike Dean admitted that he should have advised referee, Anthony Taylor to consult the pitch-side monitor over Cristian Romero’s hair pull on Marc Cucurella.

Tuchel has been issued a £35,000 fine and a received one-game ban, following improper conduct. Meaning he’ll be on the touchline for Chelsea’s trip to Leeds on Sunday. Conte, meanwhile, has been handed a £15,000 fine.

An FA Spokesperson said: “An independent Regulatory Commission has today ordered that Thomas Tuchel be fined £35,000 and banned from the touchline for one match, and Antonio Conte be fined £15,000 after they respectively breached FA Rule E3.

“Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte admitted that their behaviour after the final whistle of the Premier League game between Chelsea FC and Tottenham Hotspur FC on Sunday 14 August 2022 was improper, and both managers requested a paper hearing.

“These sanctions are subject to appeal, and Thomas Tuchel’s one match touchline ban has been suspended temporarily pending the independent Regulatory Commission’s written reasons for its decisions that will be made available in due course.”

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