Roma boss Jose Mourinho stole headlines from his young goalscorers against Hellas Verona with his stage on the sidelines watching him sent off from Serie A once again
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Jose Mourinho was sent off against Roma again in a controversial moment that saw him kick the ball angrily and ‘flip the phone’ towards referee Luca Pairetto.
It was another eventful evening for the Portuguese boss, who saw his heavily depleted side battle back from two goals down to claim a point at home first. Hellas Verona.
The Giallorossi conceded two goals after 20 minutes as Antonin Barak and Adrien Tameze scored for the visitors but bounced back in the second half as youngsters replaced Cristian Volpato and Edoardo Bove on the attack to save a point.
However, instead of post-match headlines being written about his young talent helping to save a draw in adverse situations, Mourinho made himself headlines by his explosive behavior on the pitch. borderline.
Paralysed for much of the game, Mourinho’s frustration flared as the game entered stoppage time and his home side struggled to find a dramatic victory.
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The episode begins with Mourinho pointing at the head and shouting at the referee, implying that he made bad decisions during the game.
However, he then suddenly dribbled the ball on the touchline and bounced high inside the box – leaving referee Pairetto with no choice but to send him off the field.
Mourinho then had to be restrained by goalkeeping coach Nuno Santos when he protested the decision and had a delay in the game against his ex. Chelsea and Manchester United boss has been removed from contact.
Never letting anyone shy away from attention, he will certainly embrace opposition manager Igor Tudor before showing home team fans how much he appreciates their support.
It is not the first time Mourinho has seen red this season for Roma, after being sacked against Napoli in Serie A before this match was booked twice by officials.
He was even sent off during the friendly defeat to Spain’s Real Betis before the game even started, in an encounter when he tried to come on to the field to confront the referee.
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Mourinho continued Instagram after the game to write: “I love these people and for them I fight.
“I don’t talk better than going home and having a good dinner. Have a nice Sunday.”
Roma are currently unbeaten in four matches in all competitions, including three in a row with their elimination from the Coppa Italia.
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The result has seen Mourinho’s men drop to eighth in the Serie A standings and remain six points outside the top four, which should have been seen as the bare minimum goal at the start of the campaign.
There is now a real possibility that Roma will miss out on Europe altogether in this campaign.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/news/jose-mourinho-roma-sent-off-26281898 Jose Mourinho sees red again after catching the ball away and gesturing to the referee