Christian Pulisic clashes with David de Gea as Chelsea slump to Man Utd defeat
- Man Utd cruise past Chelsea at Old Trafford
- Christian Pulisic on as a substitute
- Clashed with De Gea and Lindelof
WHAT HAPPENED? Late in the second half, Pulisic collided with De Gea while trying to leap for a Cesar Azpilicueta cross. De Gea appeared to take exception to Pulisic's attempt, and nudged the Chelsea winger. Pulisic responded, and the two exchanged words before tempers eventually cooled.
David De Gea and wasn't happy with how Christian Pulisic went for the ball.— NBC Sports Soccer (@NBCSportsSoccer) May 25, 2023
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THE BIGGER PICTURE: The confrontation had little impact on proceedings. Chelsea slumped to yet another defeat, losing 4-1 at Old Trafford despite enjoying a series of clear chances in the first half. Pulisic, for his part, barely touched the ball in 30 minutes of action.
WHAT NEXT? Chelsea will round off their Premier League campaign on Sunday, when they host Newcastle at Stamford Bridge.