Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Too Early to Tell If Jose Is Seeing Red over Matic

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Too Early to Tell If Jose Is Seeing Red over Matic

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NEMANJA Matic has joked he will 'see on Monday' whether Jose Mourinho was upset with him after getting sent-off against Watford.

With four minutes of stoppage time played, the Serbian picked up his second booking at Vicarage Road as United clung to their 2-1 lead.

Matic was shown his marching orders after barging into Watford midfielder Will Hughes - a challenge former Red Rio Ferdinand labelled 'silly'.

Mourinho said he was too far away from the incident to comment postmatch and gave Matic a consolatory pat on the back as he left the field.

The 30-year-old will now miss United's next league game against Wolves, but tried to see the funny side when asked about his manager's reaction.

"We will see on Monday [when United return to training]!" he joked. "I think the first yellow card was a clear yellow card. …

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