Chelsea fans react on Twitter to Andre Schurrle performance v Southampton

Andre Schurrle, Germany National Football Team

The German international is struggling for minutes and form at the moment.

Chelsea were pegged back in their pursuit of the Premier League title today as Southampton managed a 1-1 draw with The Blues at St Marys.

An early goal from Sadio Mane had Chelsea trailing, before a strike from the excellent Eden Hazard levelled things at the break. Despite some late pressing Chelsea could not find a goal and they dropped two points. The only positive to take from the day was an obvious one, as Manchester City threw away a 2-0 lead to draw 2-2 with Burnley at The Etihad.

For Chelsea fans however it was not a good enough result or performance and one player who came in for significant criticism was German world cup winner Andre Schurrle.

He started the game on the right-hand side and should have had a field day with youngster Matt Targett his opposition. But he was poor going forward and offered very minimal threat.

Going backward he was even worse. Unwilling and ineffective, at times he even appears afraid of the ball and shirks responsibility, which is certainly not a natural part of his playing style.

The Chelsea fans were mixed in their belief of his performance. Many were simply disappointed, others sympathise with his lack of first-team action.

One universal claim however, none were impressed... 

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