AS Roma coach Jose Mourinho expressed strong dissatisfaction with referee Anthony Taylor’s decision, and Roma fans could not stand the rising anger. When he met the referee with his family at the airport, he cursed at him and even threw a chair.
The British media ‘Daily Mail’ reported on the 2nd (Korean time) that “referee Taylor was harassed by Roma supporters at the Budapest airport in Hungary.” A video was also uploaded of the situation, with referee Taylor protecting his terrified daughter.
In the UEFA Europa League final between Rome and Sevilla the previous day (1st), coach Mourinho and Roma fans claim that referee Taylor made an unconvincing decision after the penalty shoot-out loss.
In the midst of this, referee Taylor, who appeared at the airport to leave Hungary at the end of the day’s schedule, received ridicule and criticism from Roma fans.
Roma (Italy), led by Mourinho, drew 1-1 in the 2022-2023 UEFA Europa League final against Sevilla (Spain) held at the Pushkas Arena in Budapest, Hungary on the 1st (120 minutes), and then scored 1 in a penalty shootout. lost by -4.
The team that succeeded in overpowering the steamer was Roma. In the 34th minute of the first half, Paulo Dybala, who received a pass that caught defender Gianluca Mancini’s surprise, cut Sevilla’s net with a left-footed shot.
‘Unexpected starting sortie’ Dybala made Mourinho laugh. At a press conference the day before, coach Mourinho announced that Dybala, who hastily returned from injury, is in a physical condition that can only last 30 minutes. The possibility of being excluded from the selection seemed high, but the dominant opinion was that it was a smoke screen operation by Mourinho.
Roma lost the lead in the second half. A tie was allowed. In the 10th minute of the second half, Sevilla defender Jesus Navas crossed from the left side. However, it hit Mancini, who helped Roma’s opening goal, and led to an own goal.
Roma, who finished 1-1 in extra time following the second half, entered a bloody penalty shootout. However, the afterglow of the own goal seemed significant. I couldn’t even use my strength and lost in vain in the penalty shootout (1-4).
According to the foreign press ‘Guardian’, coach Mourinho said after the runner-up, “The referee looked like a Spaniard.”
In the 36th minute of the second half, when the score was 1-1, Roma insisted on handball as the ball was hit by an opposing defender’s hand and the ball escaped. The players and coaches strongly appealed to the referee. However, referee Taylor showed Roma a yellow card instead of a penalty.
Coach Mourinho said, “I am used to (biased judgment),” but “but today was the Europa League final, and it is quite difficult to accept this kind of referee. I will immediately notice what is going on.”
No matter how much he thought about it, Mourinho was angry, and when he saw referee Taylor getting into his car to go home from the parking lot, he cursed in a mixture of English and Italian. Mourinho repeatedly shouted “XX shame” and said, “Fucking swindler. Congratulations. Congratulations,” he added with mockery. Even after drying it, manager Mourinho poured out harsh words.
Fans were also outraged.토토사이트 On this day, ‘Daily Mail’ said, “Roma fans were furious about referee Taylor” and “referee Taylor, who was with his family at the airport, was cornered by more than 100 Roma fans.”
“Airport security guards stopped the fans to prevent further confusion, but Roma fans cursed and threw things at them,” he added. Some even threw chairs. he was arrested by the police
The British refereeing body, PGMOL, said in a statement that it was “unjust and disgusting” and that it would “provide full support for the referee and his family.”