Aston Villa, Spurs fined $31,000 each for spat between Benteke, Mason

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Things got pretty testy between Tottenham and Aston Villa earlier this month, and now the clubs are paying for it.

Christian Benteke was sent off after putting a hand to the face of Spurs midfielder Ryan Mason, who definitely stoked the fire with his actions.

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The clubs were charged by the FA, who say they “failed to ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion in or around the 66th minute of the match.

The video of the incident begins around the :57 mark below, and Mason inexplicably didn’t receive a card of either color for his role in riling up the Aston Villa striker.