Thiago Silva has solely had two shockers in a Chelsea shirt – they usually’ve each come in opposition to West Brom.
The 36-year-old veteran didn’t cling round for lengthy on his return from harm, getting two yellow playing cards inside 29 minutes in opposition to West Brom on Saturday.
Silva, who had been out for 2 months resulting from harm, confirmed uncharacteristic rustiness, first tugging again Matheus Pereira after which catching Okay Yokuslu with a late problem.
Chelsea followers aren’t used to seeing their veteran defender so frazzled after such a nice season, but it surely’s starting to develop into an everyday incidence in opposition to West Brom.
The Brazil captain gifted the Baggies their second aim through the dramatic 3-Three draw on the Hawthorns earlier this season – which made for a fairly horrible Premier League debut.
Talking on commentary for talkSPORT, legendary West Ham defender Alvin Martin criticised the skilled defender for diving in.
“He goes to floor, he’s skilled sufficient to know he can’t make that problem, he’s already seen yellow,” Martin stated.
“In the long run, David Coote’s bought no selection however to provide the second yellow.”