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Jose Mourinho Ran Onto The Pitch To Stop Tammy Abraham From Being Sent Off Against AC Milan

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Jose Mourinho Ran Onto The Pitch To Stop Tammy Abraham From Being Sent Off Against AC Milan

​Jose Mourinho ran onto the pitch during AC Milan vs. AS Roma to stop Tammy Abraham from being sent off in a crazy moment. 

Mourinho took matters into his own hands as he got involved in an on-pitch fracas during his side's defeat to Milan on Thursday. 

With the score 2-0 to Milan - following goals from Olivier Giroud and Junior Messias​, Abraham, who was on a booking, got himself into a bit of bother. 

He clashed with the opposition and risked picking up another caution until Mourinho brilliantly intervened. 

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The former Manchester United and Tottenham manager stormed the pitch and dragged the England striker away from the incident to prevent a red card. 

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It proved to be a shrewd move as the ex-Chelsea man hit the back of the net just moments later, cleverly flicking home in the 40th minute. 

But Roma failed to turnaround the deficit, with Rafael Leao​ adding a third for Milan in the 81st minute. 

Mourinho's side also went onto pick up not one but TWO red cards as Rick Karsdorp​ and Gianluca Mancini both received their marching orders late on. ​

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The 3-1 defeat leaves Roma in seventh place, level on points with cross-town rivals Lazio. 

Speaking after the game, the Portuguese gaffer aimed a dig at Milan.

"I was offered the [Milan] job three years ago," the former Inter Milan manager revealed in his post-match press conference. 

"I thought about it for three days, but I am so happy to have taken that decision.

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"I am a professional, but there is still space for emotion. I am passionate about Roma and I will give everything for this club.​

"Looking to what happened today, I am twice as happy about my decision."

Featured Image Credit: Serie A

Topics: Tammy Abraham, Jose Mourinho, AS Roma, AC Milan, Football

Nasir Jabbar
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