Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino snubbed a handshake from Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola after a dramatic 4-4 draw in the Premier League on Sunday, MySportDab reports.
It was a rollercoaster weekend at Stamford Bridge as Premier League fans were treated to a thrilling and fantastic football by the two Premier League giants.
Manchester City took the lead early in the first half through Erling Halaand’s spotkick before Chelsea equalised through Thiago Silva’s thumping header.
Chelsea then went in front through Raheem Sterling who slot home a cross from Reece James to make it 2-1.
In stoppage-time of first half, Manuel Akanji leveled the scores for City to make it 2-2.
The second half saw an equally engaging game between the two teams with both side scoring twice.
Manchester City opened the scoring early in the second half to take the lead again before Nicolas Jackson came to Chelsea’s rescue to make it 3-3.
City went into the lead again with Rodri’s late strike but Cole Palmer was there to salvage the situation again for the London side with a well taken spotkick.
It all ended squares at Stamford Bridge but there were simmering tensions at the technical area after the game.
Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino was seen snubbing a handshake from Pep Guardiola after the final whistle.
Mauricio Pochettino went straight to the referee with anger after the final whistle and did not share a handshake with Guardiola.
The former Tottenham boss was seemingly angry at the referee’s decision to blow the final whistle so early.
However, Pochettino did tone down his reaction in post match press conference as he recognized his fault and apologized to the referee and Pep Guardiola for overreacting.