Chelsea were beaten 4-1 by Watford at the Vicarage Road on Monday night. And it’s a scoreline that has shocked the football world.
Chelsea were expected to bounce back after the defeat to Bournemouth, but it became even worse against the Hornets.
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has blamed refereeing decisions and a poor game by the players for the defeat.
“Our start was not the best one, we lost too many balls, easy passes that went wrong,” said Courtois, who had doubts over the correctness of the decision to award one of the two yellow cards that resorted in Bakayoko’s dismissal. He also did not think he deserved to give away the spot-kick.
“He [Gerard Deulofeu] was just before me to the ball and I tried to make myself as small as possible and I think he just leaves his foot there, and I don’t think that should be a penalty.
“Our first half was not so good but then second half we tried to fight with 10 men and we got a bit more possession, and then the goal came and that was good,” he continued.
“Then, instead of looking quickly for the second goal, we should have maybe regrouped a bit more, defended a bit, have a few minutes with the ball and then maybe attack them again. But I think the second goal was a bit too easy and so it was a difficult match for us. Now we have to work hard again and hope that the victories come again because it was a bad week.”