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Pitch invasion at Game4Grenfell delays Jose Mourinho’s moment in the penalty shootout… and Twitter isn’t impressed

 

Manchester United boss delighted supporters as he came off the bench in the second half but wasn’t very successful in the shootout

The high-spirited affair at Loftus Road ended in a 2-2 draw with Manchester United boss Mourinho conceding late on.

Jose Mourinho was in goal for the penalty shootout but failed to make a save

Jose Mourinho was in goal for the penalty shootout but failed to make a save

But at the full-time whistle, hundreds of spectators ran onto the pitch to say a quick hello to the celebrities heading off the field.

It delayed the penalty shootout as stewards battled to get the supporters off the pitch.

A number of fans then ran back onto the pitch after Les Ferdinand’s side won the penalty shootout.

Many spectators watching from home couldn’t help but vent their frustrations over the “stupid” pitch invasion.

One Twitter user wrote: “Stupid pitch invasion is pretty much ruining the day… wait till after pens.”

Another said: “Why is there a pitch invasion at a charity game?!”

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho comes on as sub in Grenfell charity game… and instantly gets booked for time wasting

Mo Farah scores a goal prompting a round of celebratory team Mobots at the Game4Grenfell charity football match

Trevor Sinclair scores the second goal at the Game4Grenfell charity football match

One QPR fan claimed the pitch invasion ruined the occasion when he wrote: “Why do the kids need to ruin it with the pitch invasion…”

The penalty shootout finally went ahead but Mourinho couldn’t make a save as his side ended up losing 5-4.

The charity match proved a huge success with host of big names and firefighters who battled the blazes getting minutes on the pitch.

Mo Farah opened the scoring before Sinclair bagged a brace. Kasabian’s Chris Edwards then scored a late equaliser as the match finished 2-2.

Source: https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/4378345/pitch-invasion-at-game4grenfell-delays-jose-mourinhos-moment-in-the-penalty-shootout-and-twitter-isnt-impressed/

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