Chelsea's Hazard sent off after 'kicking' ball boy

Hazard pictured earlier in the game. Credit: PA

Chelsea attacker Eden Hazard has been sent off after an altercation with a Swansea ball boy.

The Belgian appeared to kick the youngster who was smothering a ball which had gone out of play.

Chelsea are trailing in their Capital One Cup semi final tie against Swansea.

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Hazard charged over ball boy

The Football Association has charged Chelsea`s Eden Hazard with violent conduct following an incident with a Swansea ball boy. It said in a statement that a "standard punishment that would otherwise apply was clearly insufficient".