Chelsea have been fined £20,000 after accepting a charge by the English Football Association for failing to control their players during their 1-1 home draw against Huddersfield Town in a Premier League clash last season.
The London club’s players crowded referee Lee Mason at half-time on May 9 as they protested his decision not to allow them to take a corner.
They were charged with failing to ensure their players “conducted themselves in an orderly fashion” on May 10.
Chelsea were drawing 0-0 going into the break and desperate for a win to keep their Champions League hopes alive.
Laurent Depoitre’s broke the deadlock in the second-half before Marcos Alonso equalised for Chelsea to force a 1-1 draw.
Defeat at Newcastle on the last day of the season saw Chelsea finish fifth and miss out on Champions League football next season.
They will hope to end the season on a positive note when they face Manchester United in the Emirates FA Cup final on Saturday.Watch The Premier League Live!! with EXPRESSVPN the #1 Trusted Name in VPN
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