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Mourinho: I was provoked

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has claimed that he was responding to provocation from Barcelona when he gouged the eyes of their assistant coach Tito Vilanova in August's Spanish Supercopa encounter.

At the end of an ill-tempered second-leg at Camp Nou, a poor challenge from Marcelo on Cesc Fabregas prompted a mass brawl, with the Brazilian, Mesut Ozil and David Villa all shown red cards in the melee.

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Sahil1838d ago

I was kidding.. who does that in a cup final and did you see the way he smiled after doing it.

Corepred41837d ago

Yeah I know. I was also kidding, lol.

Mozilla891838d ago

Just because he was provoked doesn't mean he should try to poke someone in the eye.

He should be a better man than that and focus on letting his team do the talking on the field by winning.