CL: Jose Mourinho blasts referee for Chelsea's goalless draw

Kiev: Jose Mourinho made another veiled criticism of the Football Association following Chelsea's goalless draw at Dynamo Kiev, by describing Slovenian referee Damir Skomina as "weak and naive" for failing to award the visitors a penalty.

Jose Mourinho
Jose Mourinho

Mourinho is appealing against a £50,000 fine and suspended one-match stadium ban imposed for his criticism of referee Robert Madeley following the 3-1 loss to Southampton on October 3.

The Blues boss believes there are inconsistencies in the disciplinary process after Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger escaped censure for calling referee Mike Dean "weak and naive" following the Gunners' loss at Chelsea last month.

And Mourinho used pointedly the same terminology employed by Wenger when discussing the decision of Skomina to ignore first-half penalty appeals from Cesc Fabregas after a challenge by Serhiy Rybalka.

'Weak and naive'
Mourinho told BT Sport: "The referee was weak and naive. Big penalty." Mourinho felt Chelsea had been denied a spot-kick for a second successive Champions League away game, following the loss at Porto in the last round.

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