Jose Mourinho led a media blackout after Chelsea’s 2-1 defeat to West Ham, with the manager and his staff refusing to speak to the press.
Chelsea fell to a 2-1 defeat against West Ham at Upton Park, leaving them 15th in the Premier League table after their seventh defeat of the season in all competitions. They lost just four times in all of last campaign.
Mourinho was also sent to the stands during the loss at West Ham, with the manager reportedly attempting to speak to referee Jon Moss at half-time.
This came after Nemanja Matic’s red card in the 44th minute, with the Serbian sent off for a second bookable offence. Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas were shown yellow cards for complaining to the officials, while Chelsea assistant Silvino Louro was sent to the stands.
Mourinho joined him for the second half and barely celebrated Gary Cahill’s equaliser just before the hour mark, while the Portuguese disappeared from sight soon after Andy Carroll scored what turned out to be the deciding goal.
Mourinho then led his players and staff from the stadium directly after the match, refusing to speak to the media, nor allowing any Chelsea officials to do so.
Reporting at Upton Park @bbc5live John Southall says neither Mourinho nor any of his coaches speaking at West Ham. Mourinho sent off at h/t
— Mark Pougatch (@markpougatch) October 24, 2015