Cardiff boss hits back at Mourinho over time wasting jibes

Cardiff boss Malky Mackay has suggested Jose Mourinho was being hypocritical in suggesting the Bluebirds employed time wasting tactics.

Cardiff boss Malky Mackay has suggested Jose Mourinho was being hypocritical in suggesting the Bluebirds employed time wasting tactics.

"It doesn't really bother me in the slightest," said Mackay. "I am pretty sure it was borne out of the frustration at being sent off.

"I think when you look at four minutes stoppage time being held up, nowadays that is a pretty normal standard amount of time in the second half.

"You speak to the fourth officials and they tell you that it's 30 seconds for a sub, 30 seconds for a goal.

"There were three goals in the second half, and five subs.

"Everyone is the same in terms of that. When you are frustrated it is something else you might blame.

"I remember watching Porto play Celtic in the UEFA Cup final a long time ago, that allegation was labelled at him by Martin O'Neill at the end of the game. It is just something that is borne out of frustration at being sent off."

At the time O'Neill had said of Mourinho's team: "I will probably get into trouble for this, but it was poor sportsmanship. The rolling over, the time wasting."

 
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