Tottenham Hotspur fans have good reason to be displeased as their team struggled to create chances against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
Antonio Conte’s men were unable to make serious headway, having lost control of the game early on. Thomas Tuchel‘s men, on the other hand, gained the lion’s share of the possession and controlled the game for large parts.
Angry Chelsea fans took to Twitter to slam the decision by the referee, with some calling Romero names. Here is a selection of tweets from the Stamford Bridge faithful, who were so close to celebrating a win, but had to make do with a draw:
Romero didn’t get sent off because he’s got this ‘aggressive but not reckless’ reputation, it’s ridiculous.
— James. (@afcjxmes) August 14, 2022AdvertisementAdvertisement
Romero didn’t get sent off because he’s got this ‘aggressive but not reckless’ reputation, it’s ridiculous.Advertisement
— James. (@afcjxmes) August 14, 2022
ROMERO PULLS CUCURELLA DOWN BY THE HAIR AND ABSOLUTELY NO CALL!!!
— Alex Goldberg (@AlexGoldberg_) August 14, 2022
Cuti Romero has mastered the art of looking like a thug on a football pitch. The casuals love it, the analytics guys love it, I see through it. He is not elite in any sense of the word, closer to a Mustafi than a Ramos. A 6/10 on his best day. Overrated.
— Ovi Petreus (@ovidiupetreus) August 14, 2022
Contes already matchfixing on GW2 and romero is a thug with zero football ability
— L (@LeeFussballV2) August 14, 2022
Romero PULLED Cucurella’s hair until he was on the floor & VAR said no foul? Disgrace. Referees in this country are corrupt. pic.twitter.com/W2NlFlgOSE
— Adeyemi (@adelove2100) August 14, 2022
I’m genuinely surprised Cucurella’s not bald the way Romero ripped his hair
— Dubois (@CFCDUBois) August 14, 2022
Romero dragged Cucurella down by his hair. VAR looked and said it’s all good. Corruption. Anthony Taylor, corrupt.
— Simon Phillips (@siphillipssport) August 14, 2022
The result will see the Blues fail to get their second win in a row, following a game that they controlled for large parts. Antonio Conte will have to go back to the drawing board to figure out why his Spurs side struggled to deal with the home side’s onslaught.