London - Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse has been charged with violent conduct, the FA said in a statement on Monday referring to an incident in the Premier League match against Everton.
The charge, which could lead to a three-match ban, came after a video review panel re-examined footage during which Cisse elbowed defender Seamus Coleman at St James' Park on Sunday.
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The incident was unseen by the match officials.
Everton manager Roberto Martinez called the failure to punish Cisse "unacceptable", saying the Senegalese attempted to "hurt" Coleman.
Cisse equalised a minute later for Newcastle who went on to win 3-2.
"Those are not actions we want to see on a football pitch and the referee should have seen it," Martinez said.