Joe Mourinho’s return to Stamford Bridge as an opposition manager ended in humiliation for the former Chelsea boss, with his Manchester United team humbled by their hosts courtesy of a 4-0 battering.
Not surprisingly, the result piqued the interest of ‘Einsteins’ throughout the world of social media, with one of Mourinho’s former players, Icelandic attacker Eidur Gudjohnsen, posting a cheeky Tweet.
The afternoon got off to the worst possible start for Manchester United, with Pedro scoring within the first minute after making the most of some shoddy defending.
Gary Cahill put the hosts 2-0 up on 21 minutes as the Red Devils’ backline once again failed to impress.
In the second period, Eden Hazard and then N’Golo Kanté added two more as the visitors capitulated on an embarrassing afternoon for Mourinho and co.
After the game, the 38-year-old Gudjohnsen, who was a two-time Premier League winner under Mourinho at Chelsea, trolled the Blues with this cheeky Tweet…
— Eidur Gudjohnsen (@Eidur22Official) October 23, 2016
Despite the major squad reinforcements this summer. United still look some way off being a credible title-challenging side, with the pressure sure to mount on Mourinho if his squad continue to underwhelm.
As for Antonio Conte and his Chelsea side, after defeats against Arsenal and Liverpool this season, they can revel in a big game victory which moves them up to fourth, just one point behind leaders Man City.