FA charges Tottenham's Dele Alli for punching Claudio Yacob

Monday April 25th, 2016

Tottenham's 1-1 draw at home to West Brom in the middle of the title race could be compounded by a forthcoming ban to one of its key players. 

Video replay shows PFA Young Player of the Year Dele Alli appearing to punch Claudio Yacob in the stomach/hip area during an off-the-ball incident in Monday's match at White Hart Lane. The 20-year-old rising star could face an FA charge and disciplinary fallout for his actions, which did not merit a card from referee Robert Madley.

The incident, which can be seen below, comes at an opportune time for Tottenham, which must rebound while hoping Leicester City slips up in a big way in its final three matches. The Foxes can clinch the trophy with any combination of three points. 

Alli is Tottenham's second-leading scorer behind Harry Kane, with 10 goals on the season.

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