Everton and Leeds United have been fined after a mass confrontation between players in their Premier League clash on Feb. 18, the Football Association said on Friday.
Everton were hit with a $66,022 fine and Leeds a $42,106 fine following the incident in the 42nd minute of Everton's 1-0 win, where Weston McKennie, Tyler Adams, Abdoulaye Doucoure and Dwight Mcneil received yellow cards.
Tyler Adams and Dwight McNeil with some pushing and shoving.
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Everton and Leeds United have been fined £55k and £35k, respectively, by the FA after a 'mass confrontation' between their players during the 1-0 defeat at Goodison Park last month. Clubs have both admitted their players did not conduct themselves in an 'orderly fashion'. #lufc pic.twitter.com/XIiDFtj4zr— Joe Donnohue (@JoeDonnohue) March 3, 2023
"Both clubs admitted that they failed to ensure that their players behaved in an orderly manner, and also admitted that they failed to ensure that their players did not behave in an improper and provocative manner," the FA said.
Everton were also fined $48,122 by the FA after a "mass confrontation" during the Merseyside derby on Feb. 13 against Liverpool.
(Reporting by Angelica Medina in Mexico CityEditing by Christian Radnedge)