'What is he doing?!' – Fans slam Bryan Mbeumo for 'shocking and stupid' dive during Brentford clash with Tottenham | The Sun

'What is he doing?!' – Fans slam Bryan Mbeumo for 'shocking and stupid' dive during Brentford clash with Tottenham | The Sun

December 26, 2022

BRENTFORD star Bryan Mbeumo has been slammed by fans after his "shocking" and "stupid" dive against Tottenham.

The Bees drew 2-2 with Spurs in the first Premier League match after the World Cup break at the Gtech Community Stadium.


Vitaly Janelt opened the scoring for the hosts after only 15 minutes and Ivan Toney doubled their lead on 54 minutes.

But the North Londoners fought back in the second half and equalised within six minutes thanks to Harry Kane and Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg.

But there was even more drama in the 76th minute when Mbeumo sensationally dived inside Tottenham's area.

The winger found himself in front of Fraser Forster, who went for the ball.

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That is when the Cameroon international theatrically plunged to the ground without Forster ever touching him.

Fans were furious after the incident and took to Twitter to express their displeasure as the Brentford star went to the ground after practically beating Forster on his way to goal.

One supporter tweeted: "Cheating to try and win a pen should be made a red card offence.. Shocking by Mbeumo."

Another commented: "Mbeumo should have been scoring there stupid decision to dive."

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A third wrote: "Mbeumo tried to win a Tony award."

This fan said: "Still trying to wrap my head around the Mbeumo dive.

"He has “the keeper” beat and could have scored and chooses to dive instead. So so so embarrassing I’m still thinking about that ffs.

And that one tweeted: "The Mbeumo dive is one of the worst I've seen."

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