Leicester winger Marc Albrighton has been charged with misconduct by the Football Association following his red card at Crystal Palace on Saturday.
He was dismissed during the Foxes’ 5-0 Premier League defeat at Selhurst Park on Saturday and, after his sending-off, reacted angrily towards referee Mike Dean.
An FA statement read: “Leicester City’s Marc Albrighton has been charged following the game against Crystal Palace on Saturday (28 April).
“It relates to his behaviour towards the referee after his sending-off. He has until 6pm on Thursday to respond to the charge.”
Albrighton was shown a straight red card when he was short with a back-pass and appeared to tangle with Wilfried Zaha in the second half.
Leicester were 2-0 down at the time and it was Albrighton’s first red card since 2010, and first of his Leicester career.
He is already in line for a one-match ban – missing Saturday’s visit of West Ham – and that could increase should the FA deem further punishment necessary.
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