Hoddle sympathised with Hazard.
He said on Sky Sports: "'He's very slow, he rolls the ball deliberately slowly back to goalkeeper, he's bent, mark my words.
"He's been told, the ball boy would been told to do that. The Chelsea players were aware of what was going on.
"The ball goes off, the ball boy lets the ball go past, he's taking his time. And the young lad falls on the ball.
"But you can't condone what Hazard then does."
He added: "You do that as a management team, I know for a fact in European games, you will tell people who are instructing ball boys that if you're winning game, don't get ball back quickly.
"If you're losing the game, you want the ball boy on the ball, that's your home advantage. It's like the old towel one when the home team uses one to wipe the ball.
"But they don't let the away team do the same"