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A touchline melee erupted in the game between Chelsea and Manchester United after Ross Barkley’s late equaliser as one of Maurizio Sarri’s coach Marco Ianni incensed Jose Mourinho when he celebrated in his face following the equaliser.

The Football Association had charged Marco with improper conduct as a result of his behaviour during the game and had until on Thursday 25 October to respond to the charge.

The Chelsea board were said to be unhappy about the situation, and Sarri admitted after the game that Ianni had reacted in the ‘wrong way’ and he has apologised to Mourinho

Ianni has now been fined £6000 for his actions by the FA.

Ianni has now accepted the FA’s improper conduct charge and has been fined for his actions.

A statement from the FA said: “Chelsea coach Marco Ianni has been fined £6,000 after he admitted an FA improper conduct charge.

“It concerned his behaviour in the 96th minute of the game against Manchester United on 20 October 2018.

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