Watch Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas Get Sent Off For This Precise Kick Into Chris Brunt’s Head

Paul Sorene

18th, May 2015


WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - MAY 18:  Cesc Fabregas of Chelsea leaves the pitch as he is sent off during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea at The Hawthorns on May 18, 2015 in West Bromwich, England.  (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas has ended his season early by getting sent off at West Bromwich Albion for this red-card offence – sending the ball into Chris Brunt’s head:

Kevin Kilbane says Fabregas meant it, telling BBC Radio 5 live listeners:

“Cesc Fabregas knew exactly what he was doing there. He was 10, 15 yards away, and he just boots the ball into the melee of players. Absolutely mindless from Fabregas, he didn’t need to get involved.”

Mindless or deliberate – can it be both?

Oh, and John Terry’s reaction to the red card is wonderful: