Ralph Hasenhuttl: Southampton manager charged by Football Association

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Southampton is currently without a win in the Premier League.

The Football Association has charged Ralph Hasenhuttl, Southampton manager, with making comments after Chelsea's 3-1 defeat.

After James Ward-Prowse was fired, Hasenhuttl complained to Mike Dean about his video assistant referee.

Martin Atkinson initially gave the yellow card to the midfielder for a late tackle on Jorginho.

After Dean instructed his colleague to look at the pitchside monitor, the red color was changed to red.

Austrian Hasenhuttl stated that he felt "relatively certain" Saints captain Ward Prowse would be dismissed once Dean instructed Atkinson, the midfielder, to evaluate Ward-Prowse's challenge.

Ward-Prowse was dismissed in the 77th minute of Stamford Bridge. With the score at 1-1 at the bridge, Chelsea scored twice against 10 men to win the match.

FA stated: "It is alleged the comments made by the manager in two post-match interviews constitute improper behavior in that they questioned integrity of VAR match official and/or implied biased and/or bring about disrepute."

The FA charge charges the 54-year-old until Tuesday 19 October.

Southampton, one of the four Premier League teams that have yet to win this season's match, will be back in action when they host Leeds United on Saturday.