Hazard horror: Chelsea's Eden shown a red card for kicking ball boy at Swansea
21:36 GMT, 23 January 2013
22:18 GMT, 23 January 2013
Chelsea's bid for Capital One Cup glory ended in shame when Eden Hazard was sent off for kicking a ball boy.
In extraordinary scenes as Swansea went through to the final, Chelsea forward Hazard wrestled the boy to the ground in attempting to get the ball back after 79 minutes.
The ball boy held on to the ball and apparently refused to give it up when Hazard could clearly be seen kicking the boy in the ribs.
After consulting with one of his assistants, referee Chris Foy showed the 22-year-old a straight red card.
Swansea will face League Two Bradford in the Wembley showpiece after a 2-0 aggregate victory.
VIDEO: Scroll down to see Hazard's kick on a ball boy
Frustration: Eden Hazard clashes with the ball boy at the Liberty Stadium
Flashpoint: Eden Hazard clashes with the Swansea ballboy
Swans defender Ashley Williams claimed he saw Hazard kick the ball boy.
Chelsea players reacted angrily when Hazard saw red, believing he had tried to get the ball loose to re-start play as the Blues failed to make any inroads on Swansea's 2-0 advantage from the first leg.
'Demba Ba told me the ball boy held on to it,' Williams told Sky Sports 1.
'I saw him kick him in the rib and you can't do that to a young boy.'
Tete a tete: Referee Chris Foy (left) consults one of his officials as the ball boy lies hurt on the floor
Early bath: Hazard (right) gets his marching orders from Foy
VIDEO: Watch Hazard kick the ball boy
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