Mourinho blames Man City ‘education’ for bust up

first_imgJosé Mourinho Mourinho suggests Man City ‘education’ to blame for derby bust up Ryan Benson Last updated 1 year ago 23:06 12/12/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(3) mourinho-cropped Getty Images José Mourinho Manchester United v Manchester City Manchester City Manchester United v AFC Bournemouth Manchester United Premier League Players and staff of both sides are said to have ended up in a scuffle after Sunday’s derby and the United boss was careful when discussing it Jose Mourinho believes the alleged fracas between Manchester United and City players after Sunday’s derby came down to a “diversity in behaviour” and “education”.City left Old Trafford with a 2-1 win thanks to goals from David Silva and Nicolas Otamendi, opening up an 11-point lead ahead of United at the top of the table.But news later broke about an incident in the tunnel after the match, with reports suggesting Mourinho and several members of United’s team and coaching staff reacted angrily to apparently disrespectful celebrations. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player The FA confirmed they had contacted both clubs for their versions of events, with City coach Mikel Arteta suffering a head wound and Mourinho said to have been struck by a bottle.The controversy understandably dominated the questions in Mourinho’s pre-match news conference ahead of Wednesday’s visit of Bournemouth and, although United’s press officer eventually shut things down, the Portuguese coach did give a fairly cryptic response to why tempers flared.When informed that Pep Guardiola spoke of his respect for United but defended his side for their part in the bust up in his news conference, Mourinho said: “He says, he says. I’m not there to comment on his words.”The only thing I can say is it was just a question of diversity; diversity in behaviours, diversity in education.”Nothing more than that. That’s all I’m going to say.”United will be eager to bounce back from their derby disappointment when Bournemouth visit, and Mourinho expects that he will see extra desire from his players.Jose Mourinho Manchester UnitedAnder Herrera, Nicolas Otamendi, Manchester United vs Manchester City, 17/18“As always when you lose, you probably have a little bit more desire to win,” he said.”Nobody wants to lose once or twice; I think it’s something that belongs to every team in the world.”When you lose, you want to win your next game – you have better desire. The motivation is based on we want to try to win all the time.”When you have a bad result, you don’t want to have two bad results. We lost against Chelsea and then the next match we had a little extra to try to win.”Chelsea lost this weekend, so for sure they’re going to give more in their next match. I think its something every team has.”last_img

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