Chelsea supporters have expressed annoyance on social media after forward Pedro was left out of the starting eleven to face Crystal Palace in the Premier League on the weekend.
Pedro, 30, has failed to complete the full 90 minutes in the Premier League this season and he has struggled to perform on a consistent level for the Blues.
The Spain international has only scored two goals and provided one assist in all competitions during the early stages of the campaign and this might explain why manager Antonio Conte has decided to leave him out this weekend.
Once it was announced that Willian would start instead of Pedro, Chelsea fans took to social media to express their astonishment at the decision.
This Is Futbol has rounded up some of the best tweets:
no Christensen should start over Cahill and Willian should be benched for Pedro
— Lukas (@LukasCFCLakers) October 14, 2017
Don’t want to be one of those people but why is Willian starting over Pedro? ???? #CFC
— Emilee (@e_shaffer14) October 14, 2017
Willian starts over Pedro. ???????? Banter.
— Udit (@uditCFC) October 14, 2017
in what world does Willian deserve a start over Pedro ? I don't get it
— Màtt (@MattCFC_) October 14, 2017
Cahill & Willian over Christensen & Pedro is an absolute joke!
— Luke (@LukeCFC1905) October 14, 2017
— Red Rose (@Roseangel009) October 14, 2017
— James North (@JamesNorth1994) October 14, 2017
Why is Willian starting, Pedro is soo much better, would honestly rather have Musonda.
— Cameron? (@CameronCFC_) October 14, 2017
Why isn’t Pedro starting?!?! #CFC
— Leon (@MoneyGFX) October 14, 2017
Pedro played a key role in helping the Blues lift their fifth Premier League title last season, contributing with 13 goals and ten assists in all competitions.
The Spaniard will be hopeful that he can feature in the Premier League clash this weekend and make the desired impact off the bench.