Amartey deserved the red card against Manchester United, says Mourinho

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The Portuguese manager has hit out at Leicester City supporters who booed referee Moss for handing the Ghana international his marching orders

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has launched a scathing attack on Leicester City supporters insisting that Daniel Amartey deserved the red card he received in their 2-2 stalemate at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.

The home supporters charged on referee John Moss, booing him for the decision as well as ‘denying’ Leicester a penalty while trailing the visitors 2-1.

Harry Maguire eventually snatched a point for the Foxes following a late equaliser.

“I know that [referee] Moss had a very good performance,” said Mourinho, as quoted by Leicester Mercury

“A performance that the Leicester supporters were complaining with everything, without any reason.

“The red card [to Daniel Amartey] was a red card, the two yellows were two yellows. The free-kicks were free-kicks, the yellow card to Mahrez is a yellow card to Mahrez because he dived.

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“So, Moss had a very good performance,” he added.

 

 

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