ANTONIO RUDIGER tried to apologise to Chelsea followers after the thumping by Manchester Metropolis – however was as a substitute met with a barrage of abuse.
The Blues defender, 25, was a part of the leaky defence which shipped SIX targets on the Etihad yesterday afternoon and he was determined to apologize to the travelling supporters.
However when he headed over to the away part and took off his shirt to present to a supporter, followers blasted him.
One explicit supporter had an offended trade and the German appeared to wish to leap the barrier to confront the fan.
Safety guards have been in place to maintain order and Rudiger pleaded with the Chelsea supporter, showing to say: “I’ve come over to apologize – stand in entrance of me when you’ve one thing to say.”
The incident was shared on social media by @CarefreeLewisG, who wrote: “Rudiger staying to apologise to Chelsea followers. A minimum of he cares.”
One supporter was so incensed that they determined to throw their membership card on to the Etihad pitch earlier than it was then picked up by a steward.
Nevertheless, whereas there was loads of followers displaying their anger, others confirmed respect to Rudiger for coming over and going through the followers for round one minute.
Chants of “Rudi, Rudi, Rudi” have been accompanied by applause for the defender, who had struggled to deal with Sergio Aguero and the Manchester Metropolis assault.
Aguero bagged himself yet one more hat-trick to tie with Alan Shearer’s Premier League report of 11.
Raheem Sterling, two from Aguero and Ilkay Gundogan however Metropolis Four-Zero up inside 25 minutes earlier than Aguero and Sterling rounded off the win within the second half.
Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta confessed: “It’s one of many worst nights in my profession. It’s tough to clarify what occurred.
“The primary 5 – 6 minutes went properly however that’s not sufficient. It is vitally irritating and disappointing. We’re conceding lots of targets and we can’t settle for that.
“Whenever you lose 6-Zero we’ve got to simply accept we did not play properly and made errors. We knew it could be robust.
“After we received at Stamford Bridge it was as a result of we performed properly and have been collectively. In the present day was not the case.
“All I can do is apologise to the followers as a result of it’s not acceptable.”
The consequence was Chelsea’s worst in all competitions since 1991, once they have been humbled 7-Zero by Brian Clough’s Nottingham Forest, and meant this weekend they dropped from fourth to sixth.
Worryingly, it’s the second time in three video games followers have been apologised to. On January 30, within the Blues’ final away sport, they have been thrashed Four-Zero by Bournemouth.
Within the automotive park afterwards, supervisor Maurizio Sarri was confronted by offended supporters.
Sarri was advised the efficiency that evening was “disgusting” and the “worst efficiency he has ever seen”.
He replied: “Sorry. I actually am sorry for you. You’re utterly proper.”