It was an unlucky day for AS Roma because the Giallorossi misplaced 2-1 away in opposition to Cremonese as coach Jose Mourinho was despatched off originally of the second half after a dispute with the fourth official. Davide Ballardini’s group gained their first sport of the Serie A season after they have been promoted final 12 months and they’re now eight factors behind Spezia for security. Thanks to this win, Cremonese ended the joint-longest streak and not using a win for a membership in Serie A’s historical past with 30 alongside Ancona.
Cremonese already gained in opposition to AS Roma this season within the Coppa Italia’s quarterfinals and Ballardini turns into the fifth supervisor to beat Mourinho in three completely different competitions, as he additionally gained the Supercoppa Italiana again in 2009 when he was in cost at Lazio and the Portuguese coach was at Inter.
Mourinho was despatched off when AS Roma have been dropping 1-0 after the opening objective scored by Frank Tsadjout. It was unclear what occurred on the sideline, but it surely was Mourinho himself who defined what passed off.
“I’m emotional however not a madman,” Mourinho instructed DAZN. “Something occurred which explains my response. I’ve to know if I can do one thing from a authorized viewpoint. Piccinini gave me the crimson card, as a result of, sadly, the fourth official would not have the power to say what he stated to me. I need to perceive if there may be an audio recording of what occurred.”
Here’s video of what passed off and you’ll clearly see Mourinho having a stern speaking to with the official, although it stays unclear what precisely he stated to warrant a crimson:
After Mourinho was despatched off, Leonardo Spinazzola equalized earlier than striker Daniel Ciofani scored the successful penalty within the closing minutes of the match. Roma are presently fifth within the desk, one level behind Lazio which can be fourth as issues stand. On Sunday, Mourinho’s group will face Juventus on the Stadio Olimpico for what is predicted to be an important conflict for the Champions League race.