“Unfortunately, this year it was me who wasn’t picked.”
"I’m sure you’ll understand," the Strictly Come Dancing star told her Instagram followers.
"It feels a bit like putting Messi on the bench for the World Cup final..."
For the second week in a row, the bottom two came as something of a shock to viewers.
The Strictly Come Dancing couple went head-to-head with their celebrity partners in Sunday's results show.
Matt and Nadiya aren’t the only pairing from this year’s series who have been at the centre of ’feud' rumours.
The Strictly pair finally confirmed they were an item earlier this year.
"He’s kind and compassionate and makes me laugh. I feel very relaxed with him."
Strictly's Nadiya Bychkova Urges Fans 'Don't Believe Everything In The Press' Amid Kai 'Kiss' Claims
Pictures published by The Sun appeared to show Nadiya kissing Strictly Come Dancing co-star Kai Widdrington.
The two dancers, who are both single, have been reported to have grown close on the current Strictly tour.