Richarlison could face investigation after flare incident in win over Chelsea

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Richarlison could beryllium investigated by the Football Association for throwing a lit flare aft scoring Everton’s victor against Chelsea.

The Brazilian struck a infinitesimal into the 2nd fractional astatine Goodison Park and Everton held connected for a 1-0 triumph that moves them wrong 2 points of Premier League safety.

In the celebrations that followed Richarlison’s goal, a lit bluish flare was thrown onto the transportation by supporters.

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Richarlison runs with a flare arsenic helium celebrates scoring for Everton against Chelsea (Jon Super/PA)

Richarlison responded by picking up and throwing the flare, though it was unclear wherever it landed.

A nine spokesperson said: “We volition look into the matter but, arsenic acold we we are concerned, Richarlison was attempting to propulsion it retired of the ground.”

In February, Liverpool midfielder Harvey Elliott was contacted by the FA aft handling a reddish flare pursuing the side’s Carabao Cup triumph astatine Wembley.

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Everton stay successful the relegation portion with 5 games near to play.

But the triumph moves them wrong 2 points of Burnley and Leeds, with the Toffees having a crippled successful manus connected their 2 rivals.

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