The Argentine defender was sent off after picking up two yellow cards. After the game, Zabaleta tweeted a picture of Chelsea striker Diego Costa with his hands on his neck, and expressed surprise that the Spain striker wasn’t also sent off. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says he’s not interested in rising to criticism from Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini.Pellegrini was critical of Chelsea’s style of play in their 1-all Premier League draw – likening them to a “small team”. Pablo Zabaleta poked the embers of that game still further. Everton suffered a European hangover, going down 3-2 at home to Crystal Palace. While West Brom got their first win of the season at Tottenham. Police in England are investigating racist abuse sent to Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli on Twitter following his reaction to Manchester United’s 5-3 Premier League defeat at Leicester.The Italian tweeted – “Man United – L-O-L” – short for laugh out loud.Balotelli received a series of offensive responses – and his comment has been retweeted more than 180-thousand-times.