LONDON (AP) — Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel has been charged with violent conduct by the FA following an incident with Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea.

Skrtel appeared to step on de Gea near the end of his side's 2-1 defeat at Anfield on Sunday.

The player has until Tuesday evening to respond to the Football Association's charge.

If found guilty, Skrtel could face a three-match ban.