Gerrard Think Reasonable reaction when opponents Chelsea PSG
Liverpool – excessive reaction of the Chelsea players in the game contra Paris St-Germain criticized by many parties. But not for Steven Gerrard, who assess it as it occurs naturally in a crucial game in football.
The strong reaction of the Chelsea players were raised when the PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, foot collided with Oscar, in the 32nd minute in a duel struggle for the ball.
Ibra feet in reruns actually been withdrawn but Oscar then fell in pain and make merciless referee immediately expel Ibrahim. When about to give a red card that, Bjorn Kuipers surrounded almost all Chelsea players.
Action was then heavily criticized from Ibra who called the Chelsea players like ‘baby’. Not only Ibra, former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher, also assess the actions of John Terry et al. it’s embarrassing.
But the difference with Ibra and Carragher, Gerrard it gives a different opinion that what the players the Blues was perfectly natural, considering the game is the game of life and death for both teams.
Moreover, as the host Chelsea certainly do not want to be embarrassed guest, although in the end they were eliminated because of a 3-3 aggregate defeat away goals.
“I think it’s natural that way when you play at the level of a game like that. The players really want to win, and you are trained by a manager who is very eager to win too,” Gerrard said as quoted by Soccernet.
“The players will try every trick in the book to try to do things beyond the limits and win the game,” he continued.
“Sometimes it does not look good, but we’ve all done wrong during our careers – not always obey the rules. Football is not always look fine,” said he.