Chelsea boss Frank Lampard reportedly gave left-back Marcos Alonso an angry dressing down in front of the rest of the squad after his side's 3-3 draw with West Bromwich Albion.
Alonso was at fault for two of the Baggies' three goals and, along with midfielder Mateo Kovacic, the Spaniard was replaced at half-time with the Blues 3-0 down.
According to The Athletic, Alonso took a shower after being substituted and attempted to leave the stadium and watch the remainder of the game from the team coach without Lampard's permission.
Kovacic, meanwhile, took his place on the bench for the second-half.
The report quoted an insider as saying Lampard was "the angriest they've ever seen him" at Alonso as he furiously called him out in front of his team-mates.
The insider added: "The players were saying they have never seen the manager like this. It kicked off after the game and he was going mad at Alonso. Some were talking about how they'd be surprised if he plays for Chelsea ever again."
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Speaking after the game, Lampard singled out Alonso for criticism over his two mistakes and then explained how his replacement Cesar Azpilicueta added "personality" to the team, despite being out of position.
Asked about the three goals his side conceded, Lampard told Sky Sports: "They were clear mistakes. The first one Marcos heads it into the middle of the pitch for them for a transition.
"Thiago’s one is a mistake. He’s been around long enough to know that and we will certainly give him that one in his first game.
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"And then Marcos loses his man for the third goal from the corner, a clear mistake. You can do as many meetings as you want, if you are going to make those mistakes you give yourself a mountain to climb."
When asked why he made his two changes at half-time, Lampard said he brought on Hudson-Odoi for Kovacic "to give a bit of urgency to the team, a speed of pass, to move it" and that "Azpi brings personality straight into the team, even at left-back."
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