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Jose Mourinho Fight: Manchester United Boss Involved in Brawl After Chelsea’s Goal–Watch Video

There was plenty of drama, highlighted by a touchline brawl, when Jose Mourinho's Manchester United took to the field against his former team, Chelsea.

Published: October 20, 2018 8:01 PM IST

By Abhishek Kumar

Jose-Mourinho Brawl_Picture credits-Getty
Jose-Mourinho Brawl_Picture credits-Getty

Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho returned to Stamford Bridge to face his former Chelsea, as Premier League action returned on Saturday after the international break and the fixture, which ended in a 2-2 draw was met with plenty of drama.

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The home side, Chelsea were off to a good start in the first half, dominating the possession and threatening Manchester United defences. The Blues drew first blood when Antonio Rudiger headed in a thumping header from a Willian assist.

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However, in the second half, Manchester United looked a different side and that resulted in an equalizer and another goal to put the visitors front, both coming from Frenchmen Anthony Martial.

The game was then an end to end display, with Chelsea intending to get themselves back into the match and in the final minute of the game, substitute Ross Barkley equalized.

His goal sparked over-enthusiastic celebrations from Sarri’s staff and his second assistant Marco Ianni sprinted in front of the Jose Mourinho almost as if to taunt the former Chelsea coach.

He then punched the air right in front of where the Portuguese manager was seated, this infuriated Mourinho, who got up to confront Iaani, and this move sparked a brawl between the staff and the players in the field was also involved in the action. Watch the video here:

In the post-match interview, Antonio Rudiger said: “I don’t know [what happened] I just saw the benches standing up and it was like a fight and speaking.

“It’s emotions, it’s football. I didn’t see everything and it continued on the pitch but that’s emotion. It’s OK, at the end of the day we shake hands.

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Published Date: October 20, 2018 8:01 PM IST