Eden Hazard’s happy reaction after Chelsea beat Real Madrid triggers backlash

Chelsea beat Real Madrid 2-0

Chelsea are through to the Champions League final following a 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge against Real Madrid on Wednesday night.

1-1 after the first leg, goals from Timo Werner and Mason Mount in the return match in London booked Chelsea’s place in the final.

Man City will play Chelsea in the Champions League final on May 28.

Eden Hazard’s happy reaction after Chelsea beat Real Madrid

After the full-time whistle blew in west London, the cameras made sure to track Eden Hazard’s actions.

Hazard, who has largely struggled to impress for Los Blancos since he joined the club from Chelsea two years ago, played 89 minutes of the Champions League semi-final.

Zinedine Zidane subbed Hazard for Mariano Diaz in the 89th minute of the match.

When the match ended, Hazard shared a moment with Chelsea goalie Edouard Mendy and defender Kurt Zouma.

Hazard was smiling and happy when he spoke to the Chelsea players.

Watch the footage below.

Was Hazard celebrating Chelsea’s win over Real Madrid?

Many sections of the media have jumped on Hazard for his post-match reaction after Chelsea beat Real Madrid.

Indeed, ESPN have released a video which suggested that Hazard was “caught CELEBRATING” Chelsea’s victory.

Really? Does anyone actually think Hazard was happy Real Madrid lost?

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How the Spanish media have reacted to Hazard’s actions?

Over in Spain, the reaction to Hazard’s post-game behaviour has become a hot topic this Thursday.

After Real Madrid’s defeat, tabloid show El Chiringuito TV went to air with a highly dramatic segment which focused on what Hazzard did.

Host Josep Pedrerol labelled Hazard as “another (Gareth) Bale.” Moreover, viewers were told that Hazard has no future at the club after this incident.

El Chiringuito TV also ran a poll that asked their audience if Hazard should be sold.

More Spanish backlash to Hazard

AS have also jumped on Hazard’s happiness after the Chelsea game.

The paper have contrasted Hazard’s smile with the reactions of Federico Valverde and Luka Modric after Real Madrid lost.

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