Chelsea managed to bag their second win in two games in the Europa League on Thursday night, though it wasn’t plain sailing for the Blues. Indeed, Maurizio Sarri’s men struggled against MOL Vidi, with a lack of efficiency going forward proving to be problematic.
Still, a goal from Alvaro Morata managed to seal the points for the club, and so in the end, Sarri can only be happy with the result. Chelsea fans online, though, are anything but.
Maurizio Sarri opted to give Ruben Loftus-Cheek a rare start in the game, and the Englishman impressed. Displaying many of the characteristics that made him such a hit at Crystal Palace last season, he impressed with his dribbling, pace and passing, and he was important for the club on the night.
Our second change sees Barkley replace Loftus-Cheek.
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) October 4, 2018
When Sarri decided to substitute him, then, it will come as no surprise to learn that many Chelsea fans were very angry indeed. They were evidently very impressed by Loftus-Cheek, and they think he deserved to stay on.
Take a look at what Chelsea fans have had to say below…
Terrible decision. Rest Kovacic.
— Stefan Blue (@CheIseaWorId) October 4, 2018
Loftus Cheek is finished under Sarri
— Sarri (@Asiedukojofrank) October 4, 2018
— ∆ (@Yer_Da_CFC) October 4, 2018
He deserved 90 mins!
— Jimoh sofiullah (@Jimohsofiullah3) October 4, 2018
Now I know coaches don’t like some players if not Loftus cheek should play full 90
— Nana Yaw (@NaYaa1k) October 4, 2018
Taken off our two biggest threats
— Josh Murphy (@Murphs__) October 4, 2018
— erm (@SarriTheDon) October 4, 2018
Our best player getting subbed
— ＩＬＨＡＭ (@adexkai) October 4, 2018
— Blozy2classick (@blozy2classick) October 4, 2018
Chelsea fans – thoughts?
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