Everton fans have blasted Antonio Rudiger for trying to get winger Bernard sent off when the two players came together off the ball on Sunday.
Both players were booked when Rudiger fell to the grown after it appeared that the Brazilian leaned with his head towards Rudiger in the first-half, although being much shorter than the Chelsea defender.
The German was left reeling after hitting the deck and being sanctioned by referee Kevin Friend in what was a tempered match at Stamford Bridge that ended in a 0-0 draw.
The 25-year-old Rudiger then labelled his yellow card ‘a joke’ after the match, saying that Bernard should’ve been sent off and that the Premier League is in urgent need of VAR.
The Everton supporters however were not very impressed with Rudiger’s antics and have had their say on Twitter.
Here are some of their reactions:
47 – What an absolute joke from Antonio Rudiger, dropping to the floor trying to get Bernard sent off
— The Toffee Blues (@EvertonNewsFeed) November 11, 2018
I’m not convinced Bernard could reach Rudiger’s head with his head without a step ladder. And even then, I’m not sure. #EFC
— Rob Vera (@TheRobVera) November 11, 2018
6 foot 3 rudiger rolling round on the floor because 5 foot 4 bernard and him came together
— ForeverEverton (@ForeverEverton0) November 11, 2018
#CHEEVE that's embarrassing from Rudiger there; Bernard can't even reach that high.
— Ben Stephenson (@Ben_Stephenson) November 11, 2018
Antonio Rudiger's crying about Bernard butting his navel is hilarious. He would have been off on a stretcher if he had faced Duncan Ferguson.
— Abacus1878 (@abacus1878) November 12, 2018
How the hell is bernard supposed to headbutt rudiger? Can't even reach his head
— Sayantan Bal (@sayantan_01) November 11, 2018
certain Jorginho would have been off also – and all that would have happened is Rudiger would have been booked and Bernard wouldnt have.
— Andrew Baker (@andyb4ker) November 12, 2018
Loved Bernard’s reaction to supposedly headbutting Rudiger, I’m guessing Rudiger thought Bernard was alot taller #Embarrassing
— RoyalBlueAngel (@TashEFC) November 11, 2018
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