REVEALED: THE REAL REASON CONTE DROPPED RUDIGER FOR THE GAME AGAINST SOUTHAMPTON. WAS CONTE TOO HARSH WITH THIS DECISION?

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Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger was not even named as a substitute for Saturday’s 3-2 win over Southampton.

Rudiger was dropped from the squad to face Southampton for publicly questioning manager Antonio Conte’s tactics.

Conte took the decision to drop Rudiger from the squad that faced Southampton because he was so incensed by Rudiger’s comments after last week’s 1-1 draw against West Ham.

Rudiger questioned Chelsea’s tactics of always dropping deep and giving opponents more ball possession after going 1-0 up.

“I think in the second half we (could) finish the game (off),” Rudiger said after the 1-1 draw with West Ham.

“But like the last few months, we didn’t and we (conceded).

“For me, it’s not easy to explain. I don’t understand why after 1-0 we always drop and let the opponent get more ball possession.”

Conte also dropped David Luiz from the squad after Chelsea’s Champions League loss to Roma last year after the Brazilian questioned his tactics during the loss to Roma.

Was Conte right to drop Rudiger for questioning his tactics?

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6 Comments on "REVEALED: THE REAL REASON CONTE DROPPED RUDIGER FOR THE GAME AGAINST SOUTHAMPTON. WAS CONTE TOO HARSH WITH THIS DECISION?"

  1. Lawrence Whisnant | April 15, 2018 at 5:44 pm |

    This is very wrong, any leader that refused to be criticised or refused to be corrected is not a good leader. Conte should put his personal feelings aside and put the team interest first

  2. Abayomi wasiu | April 15, 2018 at 8:35 pm |

    That’s how he failed he will later drop all the team next season with if they talk about his tactics from costa,Luis, cahil now rudiger it painful when your team loss and complained from player is for the love of their team

  3. Abayomi wasiu | April 15, 2018 at 8:37 pm |

    too hash

  4. He,Conte is not friendly, your team has right to contribute or ask questions for the improvement of the team.
    If he fail to improve his attitudes towards the ways he handle matters which didn’t favour him immediately he will end up not being a great coach. He want to ruin Chelsea.

  5. conte is so egoistic and cant accept the truth…. he behaves like a woman… keeping malice with players all the time because they complained about what is obviously clear… see the costa situation…. he couldnt handle it well because of his pride and now chelsea paid the ultimate price…. what a shame…

  6. George Wallace | April 16, 2018 at 6:49 am |

    All dictators fail in the end. Conte is finished.

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