Norwich City fans react on Twitter to Chelsea defeat, controversial Costa goal

Norwich City

The Canaries slipped into the relegation zone with a 2-1 defeat against Chelsea on Tuesday night, and there was a mixed reaction from fans on Twitter.

Norwich City slipped into the Premier League relegation zone on Tuesday night with a 2-1 home defeat against Guus Hiddink's resurgent Chelsea side.

Things got off to the worst possible start for the Canaries when they fell behind after only 39 seconds when Kenedy scored the fastest goal of the season.

The game's biggest talking point came on the stroke of half time, when Diego Costa doubled the lead from an offside position to double the deficit.

Cameron Jerome hit the bar as Alex Neil's side looked for a route back into the match after the break, and they did give themselves hope with a Nathan Redmond goal midway through the second half.

However, that proved to be only a consolation as Norwich's winless run was extended to eight matches, and the East Anglia club's latest defeat, couple with Sunderland's late equaliser against Crystal Palace sees them move into the relegation zone with just 10 matches remaining.

After the match, the reaction from Canaries fans on Twitter was mixed, with many unsurprisingly centring their attention around the incident on the stroke of half time.

Referee Lee Mason was the man to come in for most criticism after he and his assistants failed to spot Costa's offside position for the second goal.

 

 

 

Other fans chose instead to highlight the spirited performance from the Canaries, particularly in the second half, and show their appreciation of their team's efforts after falling behind so early on.

 

 

 

 

Not all fans shared that view however, with the cold, hard reality of potential relegation beginning to set in.

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