GIF It: Fernando Torres offside goal helps Chelsea to victory over Reading
Chelsea retained their 100 per cent start to the season with a 4-2 victory over Reading last night.
But it was the Blues’ third goal, scored when the match was level at 2-2, that will be playing on Royals boss Brian McDermott’s mind today.
Fernando Torres was quite clearly offside as he tucked the ball in with 10 minutes to go, before Branislav Ivanovic added a fourth goal.
The incident left McDermott looking like he was chewing a wasp.
He said: “It’s just a shame really. I’m disappointed for the players. I’m gutted the linesman made a mistake.
“He’s a clear yard offside. The linesman will be disappointed with himself, I’m sure.”
Even Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo had immediate doubts over the goal.
He revealed: “I looked at the linesman straight away and he gave it straight away, so I can’t comment.”
And Robbie was right to have concerns…
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