Louis Van Gaal Unhappy With 'Stupid' Robin Van Persie

Manchester United F.C. managed a dramatic equaliser in stoppage time against Chelsea F.C. While Robin van Persie emerged as the hero, he was shown a yellow card for taking his shirt off in celebration.

updated: October 27, 2014 09:01 IST
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Manchester United's Robin van Persie removes his shirt as he celebrates after scoring an equalising goal against Chelsea.

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Manchester: Louis van Gaal labelled compatriot Robin van Persie "stupid" after his celebrations in scoring a dramatic late equaliser for Manchester United in their 1-1 draw at home to Premier League leaders Chelsea saw the experienced Dutch striker booked.

Van Gaal looked on course to fall to a defeat against Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, who worked under him for three years at Barcelona, until van Persie struck in the 94th minute at Old Trafford on Sunday.

But while van Gaal was obviously relieved to have secured what he felt was a deserved point, he was not so impressed with his star forward's response in celebrating the dramatic goal.

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