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Gary Neville now shares what he hopes happened to Cristian Romero in Tottenham’s dressing room last night

Gary Neville hopes Ange Postecoglou questioned Cristian Romero’s composure in the Tottenham Hotspur dressing room last night.

The Manchester United legend has been speaking on the latest episode of his podcast and feels Romero’s ‘stupidity’ let Tottenham down on Monday evening.

Spurs were flying in the opening 15 minutes of the game after Dejan Kulusevski’s opener and looked likely to grab another.

But after a spell when Chelsea had begun to grow into the game, Romero was sent off after a reckless challenge inside his own penalty area.

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It was an uphill battle for Spurs thereafter and they weren’t helped by the fact Destiny Udogie was also sent off in the 55th minute.

Tottenham eventually fell to a 4-1 defeat after a quickfire Nicolas Jackson hat-trick and Gary Neville believes Romero and Udogie should have been questioned last night.

Neville shares what he hopes happened to Romero last night

Speaking on the Gary Neville Podcast, the pundit shared what he hopes happened to Romero and Udogie in the Tottenham dressing room last night.

“Romero, it’s the fourth time he’s been sent off so I think Postecoglou needs to go into the dressing room and question the composure and thought process of his two players,” Neville said.

“I got sent off at times. And at times I thought ‘Gary you have let yourself down and your teammates down’. I would have owned that.

“I am hoping that Udogie and Romero and the rest of the Tottenham players and squad are not thinking we have been hard done to, we have been done by the referee and VAR.

“No, you’re not, you have been done tonight by your own stupidity. You were special in the first 15 minutes, your football was brilliant.”

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Postecoglou backed Romero after the game and labelled him a ‘world-class’ defender. But the Aussie boss will undoubtedly be disappointed with the Argentine.

Romero was prone to making rash decisions last season and had seemingly turned a corner before last night’s London derby.

It’s evident the occasion got to Romero and the defender will need to improve his decision-making if he is to continue to lead the club as a vice-captain in the future.

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