Former Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand has slammed Mikel Obi for his role in Paris Saint-Germain’s first goal in Tuesday’s 2-1 loss in the first leg , round of 16 tie of the UEFA Champions League.
Ibrahimovic opened the scoring after his free-kick took a slight deflection off Mikel to give PSG a 1-0 lead. Mikel had also given away the foul that led to the freekick.
Mikel redeemed himself when he equalised for Chelsea from a corner-kick before substitute Edison Cavani secured the win for the Ligue 1 champions.
Speaking at half-time on BT Sport, Rio could not hide his indignation at Mikel’s role in the goal.
“In the changing rooms I’m sure they’re saying ‘what are you doing?” Ferdinand said.
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