Jose Mourinho aimed a dig at Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger for his position in Son Heung-min’s sending off, mockingly claiming the centre-back could have ‘broken ribs’ after he fell to the ground in agony after his Tottenham Hotspur attacker Son kicked out.
The Portuguese supervisor, who used to teach Chelsea, branded the red card a ‘strange’ determination, though he accepted it had little bearing on his aspect’s 2-Zero defeat to his former outfit.
Willian’s double put Frank Lampard’s crew in management however the recreation was marred by alleged racism directed at Rudiger within the second half.
‘If he does nothing and the referee immediately gives a yellow card to Rudiger then he won’t have a response,’ he mentioned.
‘But if he doesn’t then you’ll be able to have this type of emotional response. which the referee and VAR has to analyse.
‘For me soccer is soccer, the Premier League can be English soccer and for me that red card is a wierd one.
‘But I don’t wish to concentrate on that as a result of my crew misplaced and I’ve to be complimentary to my opponents as a result of that they had the higher deal with on the sport.’
He continued: ‘I think in the first half they were the best team but it is one thing is to arrive at half-time losing 1-0 and another to be losing 2-0. We have to blame ourselves for both goals. We didn’t defend a brief nook and the second is a penalty.
‘The second half was a lot better after which we had one participant much less so it was very troublesome. In spite of that we had a response, regardless of that we had satisfaction, regardless of that we searched for a objective which might change the state of the sport. But it was not attainable.
‘I hope Rudiger will recover from broken ribs because he will have broken ribs for sure.’
He did, nonetheless, categorical his disappointment that Rudiger was racially abused later within the match.
‘I noticed nothing, I noticed the referee observe the protocol, he got here to Andre Marriner (fourth official), he got here to me and Frank Lampard and advised us what was taking place.
‘The protocol was followed and we are one of the clubs..every club is together on this situation and of course we are disappointed.’