Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has admitted a charge of violent conduct relating to the coin-throwing incident against Burnley.
The Ivory Coast international opened the was struck by an object thrown from the away end as he celebrated opening the scoring and he responded by throwing the coin back at the Burnley supporters
He issued an apology immediately after the match, but was charged by the Football Association over the incident on Friday while the Metropolitan Police have launched their own inquiry.
A statement from Chelsea read: “Didier Drogba has responded to the FA’s charge of violent conduct and will not contest it.”
A regulatory commission will now consider the case on Tuesday after studying video evidence and written submissions from the parties involved, with Drogba facing a possible three-game suspension for his actions.