Unai Emery, the manager of Arsenal has been charged by Football Association because of his action of kicking the bottle that hit a fan of Brighton the end of the draw game. The Football Association has stated that this can be taken as improper conduct and Emery will have to respond to the charge by 18:00 GMT of 2nd January.
He has apologized for the incident that had been included in the match report of the officials. After the match, he said that he has said sorry to them. He immediately went to talk to the home supporter after the incident took place and after the full-time. In the news conference, Emery stated that he had expected that his apology would be an end of the matter. He explains that he had kicked the bottle out of frustration. However, he didn’t kick it towards the supporters, at least not with such intention. It is a circumstance that made him do this.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had provided the Gunner with a lead of 7 minutes in the match of Premier League at Amex Stadium. The match saw the visitors much of the first half of the game.
However, it was by mistake that Stephan Lichtsteiner gave Jurgen Locadia for equalizing for Brighton in thirty-fifth minute. Emery had been disappointed with the second half display of the team. Thus, he had taken out his frustration on the bottle. After the match, he apologized to the fan and explained the reason behind his action to the 4th official.