Jose Mourinho seems to have been rattled by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s goalpost joke.
After Manchester United’s 3-2 win over Brighton on Saturday, which noticed Graham Potter’s facet hit the woodwork a document FIVE instances in a Premier League match, Solskjaer joked it was good Mourinho had not measured the goalposts.
The Manchester United boss was referencing the Tottenham supervisor checking on the goalposts forward of Spurs’ Europa League third spherical qualifying win over Shkendija in North Macedonia final week.
Solskjaer stated: “We have now to be grateful Jose (Mourinho) isn’t right here to measure the goalposts, it might need been smaller objectives!”
United had been lucky to return away with three factors at Brighton after Leandro Trossard hit the woodwork 3 times, whereas Adam Webster and Solly March had been additionally denied by the woodwork.
And a primary Premier League win of the season was secured because of Bruno Fernandes’ penalty within the TENTH minute of stoppage-time.
Solskjaer’s post-match feedback about Mourinho appeared to have irked the Portuguese coach.
Talking to Sky Sports activities forward of Tottenham’s match in opposition to Newcastle, Mourinho stated: “I don’t suppose he [Solskjaer] will concern himself with the scale of the aim however the dimension of the penalty field.
“He is not going to play with an 18 yard field, solely 22 yards.”
In fact, this was stated in relation to the 15 Premier League penalties Manchester United have been awarded because the begin of final season.
Mourinho was definitely in no temper for jokes after Spurs performed Newcastle as Tottenham had a penalty given in opposition to them in stoppage-time after Eric Dier was controversially adjudged to have dealt with the ball – a call the previous Man United boss refused to touch upon.
With United internet hosting Tottenham subsequent weekend, tensions might attain boiling level…