Chelsea manager Antonio Conte does not believe Victor Moses is mostly culpable for his side’s 2-1 FA Cup final defeat to Arsenal on Saturday.
The Nigerian international was shown a second yellow card in the 76th minute for an apparent dive in the Arsenal box.
Chelsea duly lost by the odd goal in three as Arsenal exploited the Blues’ numerical disadvantage to close out the win.
Conte was asked about the decision to show Moses a second yellow card and while he claimed he did not see the incident clearly, he inferred that Moses might have been awarded a penalty instead of a dismissal.
“For me now it’s very difficult to tell because I saw contact with Moses and their player but I don’t know if it was a penalty or not,” Conte explained.
Moses was an integral member of Chelsea’s squad this season as he made telling contributions to the Blues’ charge to the English Premier League title.
The 26-year-old Super Eagles man made 40 appearances and score four times for Chelsea in all competitions in the 2016-17 season.
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