Chelsea were involved in a memorable 4-4 draw against Ajax on Tuesday night in the Champions League group stages – and defender Marcos Alonso was someone who came out of it negatively with major criticism from some ans.

Frank Lampard’s side once again showed their attacking quality by coming from 4-1 down to salvage a point in Europe, with substitute Reece James netting the qualifier.

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But there were once again defensive frailties on show at Stamford Bridge and they struggled for large spells against Ajax, before they received two red cards in a minute to give the hosts a numerical advantage.

The Blues gave away a number of needless free-kicks in their own half that Ajax made the most of, albeit two of their goals were own goals with a slice of luck.

Alonso started the contest in his usual left-back position and was substituted off at half-time after a poor display.

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The Spaniard found it extremely difficult to handle winger David Neres and the defensive side of his game has always been suspect.

He stepped in for Emerson Palmieri in the full-back area and didn’t look comfortable with his back to goal, even if he did look more of a threat going forward.

The 28-year-old gets some unfair criticism considering he was once a mainstay in Antonio Conte’s title-winning team and makes a difference in attack.

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But teammate Emerson definitely has the edge defensively and it was a poor night for Alonso against Ajax.

A selection of Blues supporters on social media don’t believe he should be in the starting XI moving forward.

Here are some Chelsea fans on Alonso:

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