It proved to be a fairly miserable Boxing Day for Chelsea as they were beaten at home by Southampton in what was a reasonably flat performance.
Are Chelsea overrated?
Indeed, Frank Lampard’s men have now lost to the likes of Bournemouth, West Ham and the Saints on home soil this season and, while the nature of a young team might be to learn from every passing game, their place in the top four is far from certain.
While the work of their emerging talents this season is to be admired, as well as Lampard’s leaning on the more experienced members of his squad in the likes of Willian and N’Golo Kante, one message from an old stalwart has invoked the ire of fans online.
Following the loss, skipper Cesar Azpilicueta spoke of the need to ‘react’ and ensure the team get into some sort of rhythm of consistency to ensure their campaign doesn’t suffer. Now, that might be true, but a number of supporters were bored of hearing such words and ripped into the Spaniard in their replies.
Here’s a look at some of them.
Azpilicueta’s PR Team is World Class. Only response can be how we play in the next game
— CFCDaily (@CFCDaily) December 27, 2019
Not this again
— Mbetsa. (@officialMbe_) December 27, 2019
You gotta act to the situation
— Mariam (@Mariamz001) December 27, 2019
Get in a skip
— N’Golo (@KanteCFC_) December 27, 2019
Can you just train crossing alone
Like spend your entire day doing that
— Dante (@Maverick_Jnr) December 27, 2019
First thing we should do is strip the captaincy of him then
— Hateithere (@Hateithere1) December 27, 2019
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