Thomas Tuchel was unhappy The referee shared a laugh with full-time Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti

Thomas Tuchel slammed the referee for his decision to disallow Marcos Alonso’s goal as Chelsea were knocked out of the Champions League, then revealed his displeasure with the official’s conversation with Carlo Ancelotti.

It was a painful night for Tuchel as he saw all of his team’s good work undone within minutes, either side of the 90 minute mark.

Chelsea had come out of the blocks firing on all cylinders at the Bernabeu as they hoped to overturn the 3-1 first leg deficit thanks to Karim Benzema’s hat-trick, and they looked on course to move on. end of the second. half.

After goals from Mason Mount and Antonio Rudiger tied them, Marcos Alonso was tried for handling the ball in what would have been the goal to put the Blues ahead.

It was VAR who ruled out the goal, and Tuchel wasn’t at all happy that referee Szymon Marciniak didn’t check the monitor himself to make the decision.

“I didn’t see the goal that was disallowed. I’m very, very disappointed for the referee that he didn’t check it himself. Absolutely disappointed,” the German told BT Sport after the game.

“I felt both games were like 51 on the other side with all the decisions made. That’s what it is if you play against Real Madrid in the Champions League. Bad luck today. today.”

That wasn’t the only thing that annoyed the German, with Marciniak’s conversation with Real boss Ancelotti annoying him as well.

Tuchel claimed the referee was ‘unprofessional’ for laughing with the Italian, although he noted Ancelotti was a nice guy.

“I was disappointed that the referee had a good time with Carlo,” Tuchel added in his post-match press conference.

“I know Carlo is a gentleman and a nice guy but when I wanted to go and say thank you I saw him smiling and laughing hard with the opponent’s coach.

“I think it’s the very, very bad time to do this after the final whistle, 126 minutes of a team giving their hearts and fighting to the last drop.

“When you go to see a referee smiling and laughing with the other coach, it’s really bad timing. I told him that.”

The midfielder and defender were responsible for Benzema’s winning goal, his seventh strike in the last three Champions League games for Los Blancos, as Kante failed to close a pass and Rudiger slipped.

After so much promise, it was enough to knock the European champions out of their title defense, so it’s no wonder Tuchel was annoyed.

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