The Scottish tactician spent the entire match between the two sides on Wednesday night, which Villa lost 2-1, bickering and arguing with both Mourinho and referee Kevin Friend.
Lambert felt his Villa side were harshly done by with some big decisions not going their way and Mourinho felt that the former Norwich City boss had a little bit of the 'Special One' in him.
"Paul has a certain type of personality and behaviour on the bench," he told Sky Sports.
"He reminds me of myself 10 years ago, where I was complaining every decision, where I want to coach my team and at the same time I want to have a whistle in my lips.
"He's the same. With time he will change, because he complains with every decision. He's a young manager, very intelligent."