Some Chelsea fans have reacted furiously on social media as they are convinced that the Blues should’ve been awarded an ‘obvious’ and ‘clear-cut’ penalty against Real Madrid this evening.
In the 57th minute of the tie, a dangerous ball came floating over towards a marauding Ben Chilwell on the left side of the box.
Wing-back Dani Carvajal literally dashed the danger away quickly with a stern shove into Chilwell, sending the England international to the floor.
The score was 1-1 at the time and there’s no doubt that a penalty this early into the second-half could’ve sprung Thomas Tuchel’s side towards a first-leg win in a meeting that the Blues dominated.
Carvajal’s push did seem to be just a little too fierce for it to be deemed as non foul play, but some Real Madrid fans would probably contest the moment was not as bad as it looks in slow-motion…