Chelsea's Alonso Passed three-match ban Outside of FA Cup Semi Final

Kenedy of Chelsea in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Norwich City at Stamford Bridge

The Spain global stood on Long's calf in the first half of Chelsea's 3-2 win over Southampton at St Mary's in the Premier League at the weekend.

Marcos Alonso has been suspended by the FA for violent conduct and will miss the next three matches following an incident with Shane Long in the 3-2 away win against Southampton.

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"Alonso farther submitted that when found the suspension might be excessive, however, that was reversed following rsquo & Wednesday and denied the fee;s hearing", the FA said in an announcement.

The FA took retrospective action against the 27-year-old after officials, including referee Mike Dean, failed to see the incident.

However, while that has been part of the problem, they've also seen the rise of Marcos Alonso with the left-wing back the only Chelsea star to make the PFA Team of the year from Stamford Bridge.

The hosts had led 2-0 for 70 minutes, but the tide turned when substitute Olivier Giroud headed home Alonso's pinpoint cross.

"The disappointment was the officials didn't see it, they were all within a 10 to 15 metre radius".

Alonso was deemed to be guilty of violent conduct after planting his left boot into Shane Long's right leg during Sunday's Premier League meeting between the Saints and Chelsea.

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