Cape Town - The
Football Association (FA) has charged Leicester winger Marc Albrighton with
misconduct relating to his red card in the heavy 5-0 defeat to Crystal
Palace on Saturday.
Albrighton was shown a straight red card in the 56th minute at
Selhurst Park after tangling with Wilfried Zaha as the Eagles winger
looked to race onto a through-ball.
The 28-year-old was furious with referee Mike Dean's decision to send
him off, and the FA charge stems from his heated reaction to the
Albrighton is banned for the visit of West Ham on Saturday, but he's
now in danger of sitting out the final two games of the season against
Tottenham and Arsenal.
He has featured in all but one of the club's 35 games in the Premier
League this season, registering two goals and seven assists.