David Luiz: 'Chelsea's spirit against Manchester United was amazing'

David Luiz: 'Chelsea's spirit against Manchester United was amazing'

David Luiz: 'Chelsea's spirit against Manchester United was amazing'

Maurizio Sarri revealed he had "dealt with " Marco Ianni after his second assistant coach incited a touchline bust-up during a dramatic finish to Chelsea's 2-2 draw with Manchester United.

The Portuguese manager reacted angrily to the celebrations of one of Chelsea's coaching staff after a last-gasp equaliser from Ross Barkley made it 2-2. The pair were held apart and the tempers eventually settled. Mourinho accepted the apology and told reporters to forget about it.

Sarri too was asked to comment on the incident.

Ianni, who came to Chelsea from Napoli with Sarri, twice celebrated in close proximity to Mourinho in the aftermath of substitute Barkley's goal. I have spoken with my member of staff.

"We could have done better by scoring the second goal to kill the game, but it is never easy to win in the Premier League, especially against a big opponent".

When he was pushed for more detail, he explained that it was a private matter but confirmed that he was "not really happy".

"I think in the first half it was just us who played".

With the Chelsea fans taunting their former manager - 'F-- off Mourinho!' was the chant from the main stand - he responded by displaying three fingers to his tormentors, referencing the three Premier League titles he won as the club's manager. "I will speak to him again tomorrow".

Jose Mourinho wanted to bring in defensive reinforcements in the summer, but the United hierarchy failed to back him in the market.

Paul Pogba was at fault as Antonio Rudiger was given a free run to power a header past David de Gea and give Chelsea the ideal start.

United deserved three points from this match.

Manchester United and manager Jose Mourinho finally showed the passion that has been missing for much of this season in an explosive second half.

"I hope every referee does the same as Mike Dean and gives six minutes, I don't know where they came from". We had a good relation.

And there was enough in this game to anger and delight him - a awful opening goal, when Pogba lost his man, a stirring fightback, a performance which highlighted Martial's brilliant potential and then the gut-wrenching Barkley equaliser, just as the points seemed to be in the bag.

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