EPL: Arsene Wenger, Jose Mourinho Play Down Pushing Incident

Arsene Wenger pushed Jose Mourinho in the chest when Arsenal took on Chelsea. While Chelsea F.C. eventually won the match, both managers later agreed that such incidents are part of a heated game.

updated: October 06, 2014 08:51 IST
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Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho (R) and Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger (L) are kept apart by the fourth official Jonathan Moss during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge in London.


London: Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho both made light of their spat on the sideline after the Arsenal manager pushed his Chelsea counterpart during Sunday's London derby in the Premier League.

An angry Wenger gave Mourinho a push in the chest when the two fronted up to each other during the first half after Wenger ventured into the Chelsea technical area following a hard foul on his star player Alexis Sanchez.

The two managers have a history of trading verbal barbs, but this was the first time it turned physical during a game. Chelsea won 2-0 to consolidate its lead in the standings.

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