Another week and Jose Mourinho has caught the headlines once again, with a disappointing result for Manchester United attracting a wealth of criticism- and the Portuguese boss earned a dismissal.
Mourinho earned his marching orders for the second time in three home matches and now faces a two-game ban, with the Football Association not looking kindly upon his antics during the match.
Sent to the stands in last months’ goalless draw with Burnley, Mourinho may have to purchase a season ticket at the Stretford End after being sent off following a yellow card handed to Paul Pogba for diving, which came just half an hour into the match.
The Portuguese boss may live to regret his comments to referee Jon Moss as United have a tough run of games coming up, facing West Ham (again) in the League Cup this week before clashing with Everton and Tottenham in the Premier League.
Whether the FA’s punishment will be issued in time for Wednesday’s clash remains to be seen but United may prefer that to occur, rather than have their manager absent for the next two league games as they look to end a run of four consecutive draws.
Fans didn’t take too kindly to the incident though, as they believe there really is some sort of agenda.
— SemperFiUnited (@SemperFiUnited) November 27, 2016
Can't believe Conte gets let off for not yet breaking the rule Mourinho actually did break and was punished for, disgrace
— Scott (but festive) (@Scrizzler) November 27, 2016
The FA must have a different rule book they Judge Mourinho on. #MUFC
— Tope F. Castro (@Thorpeskii) November 27, 2016
Wenger constantly kicks water bottles, yet never even gets a talking to. One rule for everybody else and a made up one for mourinho
— the dartmeister (@Misterc2011) November 27, 2016
One rule for Mourinho, another for everyone else 🙂
— Jamie (@JamieSmart93) November 27, 2016
Jose Mourinho sent off for kicking a water bottle. How is that a rule for getting sent off.
— Calum (@PetePete_) November 27, 2016
So what is the official rule Mourinho has broken there? Are we to see every manager that kicks a bottle sent to the stands or just Jose?!
— Skip (@SkipStringer) November 27, 2016
According to the FA rule book,José Mourinho is not allowed to express human emotions. #MUNWHU
— Africa Ukoh (@Pensage) November 27, 2016