Sunday’s encounter between Manchester United and Chelsea ended 2-1 to the Red Devils.
The game was a fixture of two halves, and Chelsea’s initial spurt of brilliance wasn’t enough to contain United’s subdued but strong intent of creativity, which saw goals from Lukaku and Lingard seal the tie for the home side.
Until the winner was scored, most anticipated the match to be snuck away by the Blues. However, once Lingard’s header found the back of the net, Mourinho wasted no time in making tactical changes to see the game through.
One of them involved the substitution of Eric Bailly for Alexis Sanchez, and the defender came in tow with a note for Nemanja Matic.
However, the note being read by the Serb gave fans one of the lighter moments of the match.
In an attempt to discern what Mourinho had to say to his midfield maestro, Willian certainly gave his all to see what was written on the paper the Serb was holding.
The runs by the Brazilian, while comical to spectators, certainly wasn’t received in the same manner by Matic himself, who had a stern expression after.
The little playful incident was a nice comic relief when contrasted with other instances in the game, where players get into heated confrontations over seemingly nothing.