Manchester City’s standout player, Erling Haaland, is facing the possibility of disciplinary action from the English FA in the aftermath of his reaction following the game against Tottenham.
The Norwegian international directed strong criticism at referee Simon Hooper for halting a Manchester City attack led by Jack Grealish. Reports indicate that Haaland may face a match suspension or be subjected to a fine.
What prompted Erling Haaland’s emotional response? A Tottenham player fouled Erling Haaland near the center of the pitch, but the referee allowed play to continue since Manchester City retained possession. However, as the ball reached Grealish, who was poised for a goal-scoring opportunity, the referee decided to halt play for City to take a free kick.
While the English FA has not yet issued an official statement on the matter, speculations suggest that Haaland is unlikely to escape without consequences. The game concluded with a 3-3 draw, marking Manchester City’s third consecutive draw in the league against Chelsea, Liverpool, and Tottenham.