There was war within a war, as if the main event was actually not enough. Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte waged it through Michael Jones, the 4th official, each dispensing their thinly concealed dislike of the other at him. There was a moment towards the end of the first half when they gave up the pretence of the proxy and screamed in each other’s face instead.
It has become so personal between Mourinho and Chelsea that he has given up all pretence of politeness. When a bunch of Chelsea supporters in the tight confines of the stadium told him, in