Chelsea remains unbeaten after late dramatic equalizer which sparked a big brawl involving Mourinho

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Barkley’s 96th minute goal as United scramble to clear the ball (BBC Sports)

Chelsea snatched an equalizer from the jaw of defeat seconds to final whistle through Ross Barkley, this left Mourinho disappointed, however the celebration of the assistant coach of Chelsea twice in front Jose Mourinho made Jose furious and this ensued a brawl as Mourinho was held back by the official and his players.

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Marco Ianni celebrating with clenched fist in front of Mourinho (BBC Sports)

Manchester United looked on course for an great win over Chelsea after two goals from Anthony Martial gave United 2-1 lead in the second half, having conceded from set-piece 21st-minute of the 1st half through a header from Antonio Rudiger.  Paul Pogba’s poor marking of Rudiger during Willian’s corner resulted to the goal.

Ross Barkley’s 96th minute goal secured an equalizer for Chelsea and they remain unbeaten so far this season. The goal led to a dramatic show down after the technical assistant coach celebrated with clenched fist in front of Mourinho. The Portuguese jumped from his seat to follow Ianni to the tunnel but was held back by the stewards and some United’s players.

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Jose Mourinho held back by his players and officials (BBC Sports)

Many United fans were unhappy with the lengthy injury time (6+) added by the referee – Mike Dean. But Manchester United wasted time in the substitution of Rashford and Martial.

Chelsea fans were booing Mourinho after the game; he responded by holding up three fingers reminding them of the three Premier League titles he won at Chelsea.

Mourinho stated during his press conference that Chelsea coach and his assistant apologized to him after the match.

 

 

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