Chelsea and Leicester were fined £ 22,500 each for failing to control their players in the final stages of their Premier League game at Stamford Bridge.
A mass brawl broke out just before the final whistle on May 18 when Thomas Tuchel’s side defeated the Foxes 2-1 at Stamford Bridge to make up for their final FA Cup loss to Brendan Rodgers’ team just three days earlier .
In stoppage time, tempers flared as Ricardo Pereira tarnished former Leicester defender Ben Chilwell and the fracas left many players and substitutes on both sides.
Both clubs had until May 25 to respond to the FA’s indictment, but admitted to breaking the rules.
A statement by the FA spokesman said: “Chelsea and Leicester City have been fined £ 22,500 each for breaking FA rule E20 after their Premier League match on Tuesday 18 May 2021 .1 had admitted.
“The clubs admitted that they did not ensure that their players and club officials behaved properly and refrained from provocative behavior in the 93rd minute of the game.”
The win for the Blues gave them a top 4 spot, which was secured on the last day of the campaign. The results came in their favor after a 2-1 loss at Aston Villa.
Leicester, meanwhile, missed out on a Champions League spot for the next season after losing 4-2 to Tottenham on the last day of the season.