Chelsea fans are furious with Marcos Alonso after Manchester United

Chelsea took on Manchester United on Saturday in the first Premier League game of the day.

Chelsea headed into today’s game joint top of the league along with Manchester City and Liverpool.

Maurizio Sarri’s side were undefeated in the league this season, winning six and drawing two.

United, however, had already lost three this season in the league and have a dismal defensive record.

Chelsea control the first half

The first 45 saw Chelsea have the better of the chances.

The Blues controlled the midfield and United would invite some pressure on to themselves.

Jose Mourinho’s side did have one big chance in the first half that saw Romelu Lukaku head Luke Shaw’s cross over.

However, Chelsea would eventually break the deadlock in the 21st minute.

Paul Pogba would fail to mark Antonio Rudiger from a corner who’s header would put Chelsea 1-0 up.

LONDON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 20: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on October 20, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Alonso stays down for Chelsea

The second half, however, would see Manchester United start much brighter.

The Red Devils would actually come out and attack Chelsea and they would be rewarded with a goal.

After several shots and deflections, the ball would fall to Anthony Martial who would convert his strike making it 1-1.

During the build-up to Martial’s goal, Marcos Alonso would remain down on the floor inside Chelsea’s six-yard box.

It was clear Alonso wanted the ref to bring the game to a holt to treat his injury.

However, the ref did not and Alonso would still be curled in a ball as Martial equalised.

Martial would then add a second in the 72nd minute to give United a 2-1 lead.

Ross Barkley’s 96th-minute goal would spare Chelsea a defeat. However, if not for Alonso, the Blues could well have won this game.

As a result, many fans have taken to Twitter to slate Alonso for his actions leading up to the goal.

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