​Manchester City have been charged with misconduct by the English Football Association following their 1-1 draw with Liverpool at the Etihad on Sunday.


The charge follows an incident during which some of City's players confronted the match official after the Reds were awarded a first-half penalty, which James Milner scored to put them ahead.

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Sergio Aguero equalised in the second half, but Pep Guardiola's men will feel that they could have won the match had Milner's early challenge on Raheem Sterling in the box been punished.


A statement on the FA's ​official website reads: "Manchester City have been charged with misconduct after the game against Liverpool on Sunday [19 March 2017].


"It is alleged that in or around the 50th minute of the fixture, the club failed to ensure its players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion.


"City have until 6pm on 23 March 2017 to respond to the charge."


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