Sunday 17 November 2019

'I had to go quiet to reflect on what I was seeing' - Gary Neville on why Chelsea display 'disgusts' him

Chelsea's Eden Hazard looks dejected
Chelsea's Eden Hazard looks dejected

Gary Neville says he was disgusted by Chelsea's performance against Manchester City on Sunday.

The Blues have been heavily criticised since the 1-0 defeat at the Etihad Stadium, which left Antonio Conte's side five points outside the Premier League's top four.

Chelsea failed to register a shot on target while City racked up 71 per cent possession in the one-sided contest.

Former Manchester United defender Neville, who was a co-commentator for Sky Sports during the game, branded the Blues' performance as an "embarrassment" on Sunday.

Speaking on the Monday Night Football show, he went on to explain: "I had to go quiet for two or three minutes on co-commentary because I had to reflect on what I was seeing.

"I suppose it disgusts me. I can't relate to it in any shape or form. These Chelsea players yesterday took a day off, took a rest."

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