Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Mourinho Loses His Bottle - and Cool

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Mourinho Loses His Bottle - and Cool

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JOSE Mourinho charged his assistant Rui Faria with expressing Manchester United's frustration after the Portuguese manager was sent to the stands in yesterday's 1-1 draw with West Ham.

Mourinho was dismissed for a second time this season after kicking a water bottle as an angry reaction to a booking for Paul Pogba during the Premier League clash at Old Trafford.

Just last month Mourinho was sent to the stands for disputing a decision in a draw against Burnley and received a touchline ban. He has also been involved in a rancorous exchange with Chelsea manager Antonio Conte and been fined for comments about referee Anthony Taylor during a frustrating start to the campaign. The latest result was United's fourth successive home draw in the league - a sequence they have not endured since 1980 - while their points return from 13 games, 20, is their worst since 1989-90.

Mourinho's latest outburst came after Pogba was deemed to have dived to win a free-kick following a challenge from Mark Noble. …

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