John Terry makes ‘double headlock’ claims against Manchester United

Chelsea captain says he and Branislav Ivanovic were manhandled at every attacking corner

 Manchester United’s Chris Smalling  pulls Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic  to the ground in the Manchester United penalty area during the  Premier League soccer match  at Old Trafford. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Manchester United’s Chris Smalling pulls Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic to the ground in the Manchester United penalty area during the Premier League soccer match at Old Trafford. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

 

Chelsea captain John Terry claims he and fellow defender Branislav Ivanovic were “double headlocked at every corner” during the Premier League leaders’ 1-1 draw at Manchester United on Sunday.

The Blues remained unbeaten but were denied an eighth win from nine matches by Robin van Persie’s last-gasp goal, which cancelled out Didier Drogba’s header.

Second Captains

Van Persie’s equaliser came after Ivanovic had been sent off for two bookable offences after twice fouling Angel di Maria, but Terry suggested on Instagram that it was the Chelsea right back and himself who were sinned against, rather than sinners.

Terry wrote: “It shows how well we are playing when you come away from Old Trafford disappointed with 1 point.

“Thanks to all the travelling fans for your great support. “#JtandIVAgotdoubleheadlockedfromeverycorner.”

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