Revealed - What Mourinho said to Conte at the final whistle
Man Utd manager Jose Mourinho accused Chelsea boss Antonio Conte of "humiliating" him and his team in their heated post-match exchange on the Stamford Bridge touchline.
Mourinho exchanged what appeared to be angry words in Italian with his successor as Chelsea manager, with the details of what was said now revealed.
Sky Italia are reporting Mourinho accused Conte of humiliating him as he urged the Chelsea fans to shout louder as his team moved into a 4-0 lead, with Italian reports suggesting this is what was said by the United boss:
"You don't celebrate like that at 4-0, you can do it at 1-0, otherwise it's humiliating for us."
Mourinho refused to be drawn on what was said in the touchline conversation when pressed on the matter by the media after the game.
"I speak to Conte, I don't speak to you (the media)," Mourinho said.
"It was me and Antonio and stays with me and him. Unless he wants to share."
Conte was also reluctant to divulge the details of what was said:
"I've been a player too and I know how to behave," Conte told Sky Italia. "I always show great respect for everyone, including Manchester United.
"There was no incident, it was just a normal thing to do. I wasn't mocking anyone, I wouldn't do that."
During his Chelsea days Mourinho once suggested the atmosphere at Stamford Bridge was like playing in an empty stadium, but on this occasion the fans responded to Conte's request to increase the volume.
"It was right to call our fans in a moment (when) I was listening (to) only the supporters of Manchester United, at 4-0," Conte said in his post-match press conference.
"The players, after a 4-0 win, deserved a great clap. It's very normal.
"If we want to cut the emotion we can go home and change our job."
Mourinho's afternoon began with a warm embrace from Chelsea captain John Terry, again a substitute, while his presence in the opposition dugout was secondary for the home fans paying tribute to Matthew Harding, 20 years after his death in a helicopter crash.
Pedro's opener after 30 seconds was followed by a Gary Cahill goal, a fine Eden Hazard strike and a superb first Chelsea goal for N'Golo Kante.
By then Chelsea fans were singing Mourinho's name as they once did, although this time it was in a mocking way.
Asked about the reception, Mourinho said: "I was in the game and I didn't feel it. For sure it was not negative, but no reason to be.
"What they have against me? What I have against them? Nothing."
Mourinho was pleased with United's performance, except for the defensive lapses, while he fears Eric Bailly has a serious knee injury.
"I am afraid he is badly injured. He feels that it is really bad," said Mourinho, whose side play Manchester City in the EFL Cup on Wednesday.