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Jose Mourinho received a heavy knock on his shin after Daniel James fell into him following a tackle by Harry Winks.
James and Winks contested a 50:50 ball near the touchline in the opening stages of their Premier League clash with the Tottenham man clattering the Welshman.
The United winger then flew into Mourinho who was left grimacing in pain and feeling his leg. James also had a hefty fall as he fell down the Old Trafford slope.
The youngster received treatment before returning to the pitch.
Welcome back to Old Trafford, Jose :sweat_smile:#PLonPrime #MUNTOT pic.twitter.com/on8TN5sVlh
- Amazon Prime Video Sport (@primevideosport) December 4, 2019
Needless to say, Mourinho and James' collision was the talk of the first half.
I was expecting a lot out of Jose Mourinho tonight, but smashing Daniel James in the head with his shin has caught me by surprise.
- Scott Saunders (@_scottsaunders) December 4, 2019
Daniel James wants to take out Mourinho #MUNTOT #GGMU
- Willis Raburu (@WillisRaburu) December 4, 2019
Mourinho lucky it was just james head that slammed into his knee
- David (@utdftbl) December 4, 2019
winks got james and mourinho injured. Wow.
- don (@Taofeek__) December 4, 2019
Oof, Winks flies into James on the touchline and the momentum into Mourinho. Jams holding his head and Mou his lower leg.
Nasty tackle on Mourinho there.#MUNTOT
- Joey Logan (@Logando_5) December 4, 2019
Daniel James just tackled Jose Mourinho. My hero
- FG (@FunnyGooner) December 4, 2019
Manchester United went on to beat Spurs 2-1 thanks to a brace from Marcus Rashford. He scored in each half to move United to sixth in the league.
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