Micky Hazard blames Chelsea players for Tottenham's indiscipline

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Nine Spurs players were booked during Monday's title decider at Stamford Bridge.

Former Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea midfielder Micky Hazard has blamed the Blues' players for Monday's hotly-contested encounter between the two teams.

BBC Sport reports that both Spurs and Chelsea face sanctions for failing to control their players at Stamford Bridge, where 12 players were booked - nine of them for the away side.

Such indiscipline is uncharacteristic of Mauricio Pochettino's team, who were sixth in the Premier League's fair play table ahead of the game, which brought an end to their title hopes.

And Hazard is under no illusions as to what - or who - coaxed out Spurs' aggressive side, posting the following on Twitter:

Last month, Chelsea's Eden Hazard admitted to BBC's Match of the Day programme the Blues would do everything in their power to curtail Tottenham's title dream at Stamford Bridge, with their own campaign ending in mediocrity.

And ironically, it was the Belgian Hazard who decided Spurs' fate - striking the equalising goal seven minutes from time.

As a result, Leicester's seven-point advantage became insurmountable and the Foxes were crowned top-flight champions for the first time in their history.

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