Chelsea and Tottenham have been fined for lack of control or their players and officials in the 2-2 draw between them, the result which handed the barclays premier league title to Leicester city.
Chelsea received a £375,000 fine, while Tottenham received a £225,000 penalty after both clubs admitting to committing rule E20 for
“failing to control their players and/or officials.
Nine Tottenham players were booked while three Chelsea players were booked by the referee Mark Clattenburg.
After Chelsea brought the game level by Eden Hazards goal tempers flared up. In the 87th minute, there was a clash between Kyle Walker and Diego Costa and after a tackle by Eric Dier on Eden Hazard fueled the whole situation. But Danny Rose’s touchline tackle on Willian in the 45th minute mark in the first half is the first incident the FA’s fine relates to.
The FA released this statement on Monday, saying:
“Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur have been fined £375,000 and £225,000 respectively after both clubs admitted three breaches of FA Rule E20 for failing to control their players and/or officials.
“It follows incidents which occurred in the 45th and 87th minutes and also at the end of their fixture at Stamford Bridge on Monday 2 May 2016. Prior to this fixture, Chelsea had breached FA Rule E20 on four separate occasions and Tottenham Hotspur twice since November 2014.
”Following the Independent Regulatory Commission hearing, both clubs were also warned as to their future conduct.”
Willian reacted angrily to Rose’s tackle Mauricio Pochettino tried to seperatr the two as players and members of staff on both sides joined in.