Chelsea coach Ianni’s irritanting gesture caused Mourinho over reaction and sparked scuffle

Chelsea coach Ianni’s irritanting gesture caused Mourinho over reaction and sparked scuffle

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Ross Barkley‘s late equaliser let to wild celebrations among Chelsea fans at Stamford Bridge but something weird happened on the touchline that provoked an over-reaction by Jos√© Mourinho.

Blues coach Ianni burst out of the bench and pumped his fists in Mourinho’s face, so the former Chelsea¬† manager went after him in the tunnel.

A scuffle sparkled on the touchline and it tooked a few minutes before the situation calmed, and Mourinho then shook hands with Blues boss Maurizio Sarri, explaining what had happened.

The Portuguese manager then revealed that the Italian coach’s assistant apologised with him after the game.

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