AS Roma manager Jose Mourinho has been handed a four-match ban by UEFA for his misconduct towards referee Anthony Taylor in the Europa League final.
Mourinho was charged by UEFA for using insulting or abusive language towards the English official after Roma lost to Sevilla in the heated final on May 31.
The 60-year-old Portuguese coach received a booking from English referee Anthony Taylor during the match, in which Roma lost to Sevilla in a penalty shootout after a 1-1 draw.
UEFA have banned José Mourinho four matches for abusing referee Anthony Taylor at the Europa League final pic.twitter.com/Wgwit7h3WE
— B/R Football (@brfootball) June 21, 2023
After the match, Mourinho was captured on camera engaging in a confrontation with Taylor in a car park, where he unleashed a foul-mouthed rant towards the official.
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José Mourinho has been banned from FOUR UEFA matches for abusing Anthony Taylor at the UEFA Europa League final. pic.twitter.com/cW9fbX2Tv5
— Football Daily (@footballdaily) June 21, 2023
The day after the match, videos circulated on social media showing English referee Taylor and his family being harassed by Roma fans at Budapest Airport.