Stoke boss Pulis brands Chelsea pair Oscar, Ivanovic "laughable"

Stoke City boss Tony Pulis has branded Chelsea pair Oscar and Branislav Ivanovic a joke after defeat at Stamford Bridge.

Stoke City boss Tony Pulis has branded Chelsea pair Oscar and Branislav Ivanovic a joke after defeat at Stamford Bridge.

Potters boss Pulis was fuming with the Blues stars, despite their failure to win penalties and the fact Oscar was booked by referee Michael Oliver.

Highlighting what he dubbed "the simulation", Pulis said: "Ivanovic's one in the first half is laughable and the lad Oscar, who's a fabulous player.

"This is England. We're playing in England, we're not playing in Europe.

"And we can't watch people just fall over and not talk about it. That's the disappointing thing.

"We should highlight it and keep highlighting it and keep highlighting it.

"There are certain players in the Premier League who have got a reputation and referees know that if you touch them then they'll fall down or go down as quickly as they can.

"The people that do it, just keep highlighting it, keep showing it, because it's a part of the game that I don't think we should stomach and we don't talk about enough."

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