Jose Mourinho soaked in water and milk after brawl with Manchester City players

first_imgManchester United manager Jose Mourinho was reportedly involved in a brawl with Manchester City players in the change room after United lost 2-1 to City in the Manchester derby at Old Trafford on Sunday.In a heated derby, United and City both conceded soft goals but Pep Guardiola’s strategy of ball possession gave City an upper hand and on the back of some sloppy defending, the blue of Manchester topped the red side of the city.Mourinho, clearly unhappy with the result, said after the match that their penalty appeal should have been accepted as he felt it was a clear penalty.According to reports, Mourinho rampaged into the City changing room for he felt their celebrations were too noisy and highly disrespectful.Upon arrival in the dressing room, the United manager had a verbal altercation with City’s hero of the night, goalkeeper Ederson and soon the City players threw water and milk at him and hit him on his head with a plastic bottle.Reports further suggested that another brawl broke off between 20 players and staff members from both the clubs near the Old Trafford tunnel and the United security had to intervene to stop the fight.Reports of the Mourinho incident reminded people of the ‘Battle of the Buffet’, which occured on October 24, 2004 at Old Trafford when Manchester United had defeated Arsenal 2-0 through a controversial penalty, where Wayne Rooney was accused of tumbling over Sol Campbell’s outstretched leg. Following the match, Cesc Fabregas had thrown as pizza at Sir Alex Ferguson at the tunnel.advertisementCity’s Sunday victory sent them 11 points clear of United at the top of the Premier League table, as their chances of lifting the title received a major boost.David Silva and Nicolas Otamendi scored for City, courtesy two errors in the box by Romelu Lukaku while Marcus Rashford scored the solitary goal for United off another defensive mistake from City.City had a clear upper hand throughout the match and even with an attacking line-up on paper, United looked defensive from the word go.The chants of ‘Park the Bus, Park the Bus’ by City supporters rung through the Old Trafford.Despite a late penalty appeal from United, which was waived off by the referee, there was no catching up with City for the Red Devils.last_img

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