Hazard kick a mistake - Benitez
- From the section Football
Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez says both Eden Hazard and the ball boy he kicked were "wrong" in their actions and have apologised to each other.
The Belgian midfielder was sent off for the incident with the boy during the Blues' Capital One Cup semi-final exit to Swansea at Liberty Stadium.
The boy had failed to return the ball promptly after it had gone out for a goal kick, and Benitez says Hazard accidentally kicked the boy in frustration as he tried to retrieve the ball from underneath the youngster.