CHELSEA fans were left furious after Mason Mount failed to play Joao Felix through on goal during their defeat to Fulham on Thursday evening.

Graham Potter‘s men suffered a seventh defeat in nine games in all competitions as their west London rivals beat them 2-1 at Craven Cottage.

Mason Mount was criticised by Chelsea fans for his passing against Fulham

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Mason Mount was criticised by Chelsea fans for his passing against FulhamCredit: Getty
Joao Felix impressed Blues supporters despite his sending off

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Joao Felix impressed Blues supporters despite his sending offCredit: Getty
Chelsea fans saw the pass to Felix but Mount opted to go wide

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Chelsea fans saw the pass to Felix but Mount opted to go wide

Blues supporters were angry at their side following the loss – which came after debutant Felix was sent off with the score at 1-1.

But the Atletico Madrid loanee was not the one on the end of a barrage of criticism after the match.

Felix impressed before his 58th-minute dismissal and was arguably Chelsea‘s best player.

He showcased several moments of superb quality, one of which came in the form of a deft flick to Mount in the middle of the park.

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But the Chelsea faithful were then frustrated as Mount did not slide Felix through after the Portuguese international had made an excellent run beyond the Fulham backline.

Reacting to the clip, one person said: “Felix was making a run and Mount passed a different route… I wanted to scream!!”

Another added: “That pass should have gone back to Joao Felix!”

A third said: “Listen, I don’t care what camp you are in, but can we all agree that Mason Mount isn’t a fantastic creator.

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“Misses opportunities for passes that would send his team-mates right through on goal, like that Felix one there.”

And a fourth responded: “Felix literally did a turn and nutmeg, played it off to Mount, made a great run and Mount didn’t even look up, had his head down and just passed to the side.

“I can’t tell you how infuriating this is.”

Fulham striker Carlos Vinicius scored the winning goal 15 minutes after Felix’s sending off.

The result sees even more pressure heaped on Potter as Chelsea sit 10 points adrift of the top four and just three above 11th placed Aston Villa in the Premier League table.

The Blues will now seek a second win in 10 league games when they host Crystal Palace on Sunday.

But Felix, who has joined on loan until the end of the season, will not be available as he is now suspended for three games.

And Potter suffered another selection below during the Fulham defeat as midfielder Denis Zakaria went off with a thigh injury.





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