Fulham defender set for hefty ban following attack on Old Trafford youngster.
Fulham defender Sascha Riether has become the first Premier League player to be charged under a new retrospective action scheme.
The 30 year old defender, 30, appeared to deliberately stamp on Manchester United youngster Adnan Januzaj during Fulham’s 3-1 loss, but officials missed the incident.
Under the new rules, a three-man panel of former referees looked at the incident and advised Reither committed an act of violent conduct.
Riether has until 1800 GMT on 5 November to respond to the charge.
See the incident below and make your mind up over whether the Craven Cottage wide-man deserves punishment.