Chelsea fans react on Twitter to Nemanja Matic red card incident

The Serbian midfielder was sent off against Burnley this afternoon.

Chelsea drew 1-1 with Burnley today, putting a small dent in their title hopes at Stamford Bridge but in honesty it was a game they did not deserve to lose points from.

Chelsea dominated the game until one moment of refereeing madness in a terrible all around performance from Martin Atkinson saw Burnley grab the initiative.

Ashley Barnes put in an awful challenge on Serbian midfielder Nemanja Matic which should have seen a red card come out. It did, for Matic after he reacted poorly to the challenge and pushed the Austrian onto the ground.

Matic should not have reacted in the way he did, but both teams should have been down to ten, rather than just Chelsea.

Matic was, as usual, being superb in the middle of the park before the incident but is now set to miss the Capital One Cup final with Tottenham Hotspur because of his indiscretion.

Matic is a key part of the Chelsea team and will be greatly missed in that final as Chelsea chase silverware.

Here is how Chelsea fans reacted to the red card incident for Matic:

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