WEST BROM striker Dwight Gayle is ready to be banned for 2 matches after being charged with conning ref Lee Mason to earn his facet’s penalty equaliser towards Nottingham Forest.
The on-loan Newcastle ahead, 28, gained a spot kick for a blatant 89th-minute swallow dive within the Forest field.
Jay Rodriguez transformed to earn the Baggies a draw that left the guests livid.
Gayle has now been charged with profitable deception of the referee, which brings an automated two-match suspension if the clear offence is admitted.
Whereas the ace can deny the cost, a listening to will nonetheless be heard this week and he’s set to overlook Saturday’s derby at Aston Villa and Tuesday’s journey to QPR.
Forest boss Martin O’Neill refused in charge ref Lee Mason.
He stated: “I spoke to the referee. He stated it if it was a mistake, it was an trustworthy one, and I settle for that.
“It actually seemed like a dive. I’ve seen it again twice from a relatively lengthy lens angle, and never on TV, however everybody I’ve spoken to says it was a dive.
“At the present time, it’s extremely troublesome for a referee – more durable than it is ever been.
“It might have been nice to have gained the sport, away from dwelling towards a facet on the lookout for automated promotion.”