Man City charged but Erling Haaland escapes FA punishment as Simon Hooper decision made

The official blew for a foul when Jack Grealish was through on goal despite initially playing advantage. This prompted a furious reaction from Erling Haaland, who stormed down the tunnel at full-time before posting an expletive expression on social media in reaction.

The Football Association have now charged City with being unable to control the reaction of their players but will not punish Haaland individually. Meanwhile, PGMOL have made a decision on whether Simon Hooper will be refereeing again this week.

Haaland will face no punishment for his social media post that appeared to criticise the officials after City&aposs controversial draw with Tottenham, but the Blues face a separate charge of failing to control their players.

City were held to an entertaining 3-3 draw at the Etihad, but the aftermath of the game was overshadowed by referee Simon Hooper&aposs late decision to pull back a 94th minute counter attack for a foul, despite Jack Grealish being sent through clean on goal.

Hooper had initially signalled to play on after Haaland was fouled, but the striker picked himself up to free Grealish for what could have been a City winner. When Hooper then pulled play back, Haaland was furious and the whole City team surrounded the referee to protest the decision.

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Referee Simon Hooper will face no punishment for his late error in Manchester City&aposs draw with Tottenham, after this week&aposs referee appointments were confirmed.

Hooper sparked fury among the City team when he initially signalled play on when Erling Haaland was fouled, only to pull play back for a free kick after Haaland had got up and sent Jack Grealish clean through on goal.