Chelsea hit with £20,000 FA tremendous for failing to regulate their gamers after referee Lee Mason was confronted in draw with Huddersfield
- Chelsea handed tremendous after accepting FA cost regarding Huddersfield conflict
- Cost got here after gamers and coaches surrounded Lee Mason on the interval
- The referee sparked anger by blowing the half-time whistle earlier than a nook
Chelsea have accepted a Soccer Affiliation cost and been fined £20,000 after gamers and coaches surrounded referee Lee Mason at half-time throughout final Wednesday’s 1-1 Premier League draw with Huddersfield.
The Blues have been angered when Mason awarded the hosts a nook however then blew for half-time earlier than it was taken by Willian. The official had adjudged the required stoppage time had elapsed.
Captain Cesar Azpilicueta, midfielder Cesc Fabregas and defender Antonio Rudiger led the protests. Rudiger needed to be dragged away by assistant coach Carlo Cudicini, who additionally addressed Mason.
An FA assertion on Wednesday learn: ‘Chelsea have been fined £20,000 after accepting a cost for failing to make sure their gamers and/or officers carried out themselves in an orderly style.
‘The incident occurred at half-time in the course of the sport towards Huddersfield City on Wednesday, Might 9.’
The Blues have been pissed off by time-wasting and gamesmanship from City all through the sport, the results of which hit their hopes of qualifying for the Champions League subsequent season.
And a 3-Zero loss at Newcastle final Sunday noticed Chelsea end fifth.
Antonio Conte’s aspect may but end the season with a trophy. The Blues play Manchester United in Saturday’s FA Cup ultimate at Wembley.