Will Jose Mourinho still be Chelsea manager next weekend? Would Sunderland be able to beat the Blues? Could Stamford Bridge see Championship football next term?
After West Ham condemned the defending Premier League to their fifth league defeat of the season, these kind of questions could all be found flying around Twitter as the wider footballing fan base rejoiced in the west Londoners’ woes.
Here’s the best of that reaction, in 140-character form:
With Eden Hazard famously out of favour with his manager, the Portuguese was left looking for alternatives:
— Mirror Football (@MirrorFootball) October 24, 2015
After trailing to a Mauro Zarate goal, Kurt Zouma came as close as possible to levelling the score:
— Telegraph Football (@TeleFootball) October 24, 2015
First Nemanja Matic was sent off:
Chelsea trail at West Ham and now Matic is sent off. Mourinho smiles wryly. Conspiracy theory to follow.
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) October 24, 2015
Then the manager followed:
45 minutes with Mourinho: West Ham 1-0 Chelsea 11 minutes without Mourinho: West Ham 1-1 Chelsea The difference.
— hi (@FinallyFirmino) October 24, 2015
While sat in the director’s box, Andy Carroll nodded the winner, prompting a new version of Where’s Wally:
Where’s José? Try and spot Mr. Mourinho in the stands when Andy Carroll’s goal went in. Face like thunder. pic.twitter.com/3NLjqZxeta
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) October 24, 2015
It wasn’t all bad for The Special One though, he got to meet a famous pub owner:
— Danny Dyer (@MrDDyer) October 24, 2015
But after the final whistle, the jokes really started:
Mourinho trying to turn things round at Chelsea like… pic.twitter.com/KVmMBfHpzx
— Darren (@thedevilstweets) October 24, 2015
I’m gonna dress up as a referee for Halloween and scare Mourinho.
— Leo (@Kloppomaniacs) October 24, 2015
Is it just me or is Mourinho starting to look a bit like David Moyes?
— Ligo Vasilias (@ryanhowes7) October 24, 2015
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