Football

Thibaut Courtois.

Thibaut Courtois hits out at Chelsea fans after Leicester City draw

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Three 0-0 draws in as many games marks what has been a very frustrating week for Chelsea.

Despite having the majority of possession against Leicester City on Saturday, the Blues, spearheaded by the struggling Alvaro Morata, simply couldn't break the deadlock.

They remain third in the Premier League but can be overtaken by Liverpool on Sunday if they manage to beat Manchester City at Anfield.

In his post-match press conference, Antonio Conte blamed his side's poor display at Stamford Bridge on a lack of composure in front of goal.

"I think the problem is for the team, not only for Morata," said the Italian. "Compared to last season we are conceding less and showing more solidity.

"But we haven't had great quality in our finishing. A lot of time defenders have had chances to score but didn't take them.

"We have to try to improve in this aspect, but the problem is not just for Morata, or [Michy] Batshuayi when he plays. We have to improve our quality in the last step."

Chelsea fans made their frustrations very clear late on in the game by booing and whistling at the players whenever they made a mistake.

FBL-ENG-PR-CHELSEA-LEICESTER

And it's safe to say Thibaut Courtois isn't happy about the abuse they received.

Speaking to Sky Sports, the Belgian goalkeeper slammed Chelsea fans for booing when they should have been encouraging them. He said:

"It doesn't help when the fans boo and whistle after each misplaced pass. We didn't play well but that's when we need the fans behind us."

Courtois' feelings towards being booed are understandable, but when you've drawn three consecutive games 0-0, it's easy to see why Chelsea fans are agitated.

It's not often players hit back at their fans and unfortunately for Courtois he can probably expect some backlash for his comments.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Premier League
Thibaut Courtois
Chelsea
Eden Hazard
Football
Alvaro Morata

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again