Jose Mourinho was despatched off throughout Roma’s defeat to Atalanta (Image: Getty)
A livid Jose Mourinho stated his Roma gamers ought to ‘dive like clowns’ to win penalties after being denied a spot-kick of their Serie A defeat to Atalanta.
Roma slipped to their second defeat of the season on Sunday, with Giorgio Scalvini’s first-half aim sufficient to present Atalanta a slender win.
Mourinho was despatched off for dissent after he reacted angrily to referee Daniele Chiffi’s resolution to not award Roma a penalty following a collision between Nicolo Zaniolo and Caleb Okoli.
Talking after the defeat, Mourinho stated his gamers might as properly ‘dive like clowns’ somewhat than attempt to keep on their toes if these form of selections don’t go their means.
‘There was a really clear penalty,’ the previous Tottenham, Manchester United, Chelsea and Actual Madrid boss stated.
‘I requested the referee afterwards why, and requested him to be clear with me that it was as a result of Zaniolo didn’t go down.
‘So subsequently I’ve to vary my recommendation to my gamers, I’ve to inform them don’t attempt to keep in your toes, don’t play the ball.
The legendary supervisor was despatched off for dissent (Image: Getty)
‘I’ve to inform them to be a clown the way in which many who dive like they’re in a swimming pool do on this league, as a result of that’s evidently the way you get penalties.’
Roma’s defeat on the Stadio Olimpico leaves them sixth in Serie A with 13 factors from seven video games. Mourinho’s facet face Italian giants Inter Milan following the worldwide break.
Mourinho added: ‘It went badly as a result of we misplaced a recreation that we should always’ve gained simply, contemplating the way in which we performed.
‘If we are able to think about this domination we had within the ultimate third, with many possibilities created, we are able to speculate that with Paulo on the sphere it would’ve been completely different.’
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