The Blues were lethargic during their clash with Eddie Howe’s Premier League new boys, but they were hit with a sucker punch late on when Glenn Murray struck past the returning Thibaut Courtois to give Bournemouth an unexpected victory.
This photo—as per The Sun—captures Abramovich during the match, and the Russian billionaire simply can’t watch the misery inflicted on Blues fans by their under-performing players and the superb Murray.
Abramovich has indicated in recent weeks that he will afford Jose Mourinho the time to turn things around in Chelsea.
However, following this latest humiliation—surely one of the Pensioners’ lowest moments this season—it remains to be seen whether the Russian oligarch will give Mourinho the time (and the funds) to turn things around in the new year.
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Defeat leaves Chelsea in 14th in the Premier League, having managed only 15 points and lost eight games following 15 matches.