Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has been charged by UEFA for his comments about referee Jonas Eriksson following his side's Champions League loss to Barcelona in midweek, the European governing body has confirmed.
The case will be reviewed on the 28th of February.
FIFA's referees chief has come to the defence of Swedish official after he was accused by Manuel Pellegrini of favouring Barcelona.
Pellegrini accepts his side face a tough task against Catalans in their Champions League last-16 tie, but he is far from intimidated.
Manchester City host Barcelona in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie. Here is a look at some of the likely key battles.