Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho grabbed the limelight with his exciting behavior during his team’s meeting against Chelsea (5-4) on penalties on Tuesday, in the round of 16 of the English Professional League Cup.
The cameras met Mourinho, the “Special One”, as he left the pitch in the 77th minute, heading to the toilets to catch up with his player Eric Dyer, to throw him into the confrontation.
Mourinho explained what happened after the match, saying: “We were trying to support the team with the available players, what happened to Eric Dyer is not normal, I must praise him in a special way, it is assumed that the participation of one player in two matches within 48 hours is prohibited at this level, what he did.” Humans cannot do it. ”
He added, “Dyer had to go. He didn’t have the slightest chance. Maybe it was normal when she was drought. I had to pressure him to come back, but he’s a great example for everyone. If the officials don’t care about the players I care.”
As for Eric Dyer, commenting on the “incident”, he said: “Jose was not happy but I had nothing in my hands to do, it is the call of nature.”
Mourinho also entered into a verbal altercation with Chelsea coach Frank Lampard, when the result indicated that the “Blues” advanced in the first half with a goal scored by Timo Werner, in the 19th minute.
But Mourinho, the “Special One,” hastened to shake hands with Lampard after the end of the original time of the match with a draw (1-1) and before the start of the series of penalty kicks, which the two teams resorted to directly, and Tottenham settled in favor of him (5-4).