Jose Mourinho likes to claim that there is a conspiracy against Chelsea – but one big decision certainly went their way on Sunday.
Referee Mike Dean was at the centre of the controversy during Chelsea’s Premier League match with Southampton.
Nemanja Matic, who had already been booked for bringing down Sadio Mane for a penalty, scored by Dusan Tadic, then brought Mane down again in the second half.
It looked a clear booking as he swept the legs from under the Southampton attacker and was nowhere near the ball.
Referee Dean appeared to agree, and it seemed as though his hand went towards hisRead More »from Referee Mike Dean 'bottles' sending off Nemanja Matic as he keeps card in pocket