Roma coach Mourinho bags four-match ban for abusing English referee, Taylor

Jose Mourinho after conceding to Sevilla

Roma coach Mourinho bags four-match ban for abusing English referee, Taylor

Izuchukwu Akawor 17:59 - 21.06.2023

Jose Mourinho was left enraged and disappointed by Anthony Taylor's performance in the Europa League final which Roma lost to Sevilla on penalties.

AS Roma manager Jose Mourinho has been handed a four-match ban by European football governing body UEFA for his misbehavoiur against Sevilla.

Jose Mourinho was cautioned in the game by Anthony Taylor.

A furious Mourinho abused English official Taylor moments after his Serie A side lost on penalties in the Europa League final last month.

The Portuguese manager confronted the official after the game in the park and called him a ‘f***king disgrace.”

Mourinho vs Taylor: A brief

Mourinho’s Roma were hoping to make it back-to-back win in Europe after winning the maiden edition of the Europa Conference League.

Mourinho had a heated moment with Taylor against Sevilla.

But the Serie A side faced a stubborn Sevilla side who came from a goal down to seal a seventh Europa League title on penalties.

During the encounter, Mourinho was unimpressed with the performance of match official Taylor and was left furious at the end of the game.

The former Inter Milan, Chelsea, and Manchester United manager followed the English referee to the parking lot where he abused and hurled more insults at him.

UEFA has now acted with the Portuguese set to miss four European matches as punishment for his misbehaviour.

Meanwhile, in related development, West Ham fans have been banned for also misbehaving in the Europa League Conference final.

West Ham were crowned UEFA Europa Conference League champions but will play their first away game in Europe next season without their fans,

According to TalkSport, the Hammers fans will be banned from their next European away game after throwing missiles at Fiorentina stars in Prague.

The Hammers also have another suspended ban for the next two years after a missile from them saw Italian club’s defender Cristiano Biraghi suffer a cut to the head from an object thrown from the crowd.

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