Allardyce on Mourinho rant: 'I couldn't give a....'

Sam Allardyce

After Chelsea's 0-0 draw with West Ham, Jose Mourinho wasn't too happy... But Sam Allardyce has hit back.

Mourinho's Blues had 39 shots on goal against Big Sam's Hammers - but their failure to breach the visitors' back line meant vital points were dropped in their bid for the Premier League title.

As such, the Special One was visibly riled, claiming that West Ham's style of football was "from the 19th century" after the game.

It's very difficult to play a football match when only one team wants to play. A football match is about two teams playing," Mourinho said.

"I told Big Sam, they need points. To come here the way they did, is that acceptable? Maybe it is, they need points.

"This is not Premier League, this is not the best league in the world. This is football from the 19th century."

"The only thing I can bring more to win was a Black and Decker. A Black and Decker to destroy the wall."

A bullish Allardyce, though, was having none of it in his post-match press conference...

Was Mourinho right to complain about West Ham's style of play?

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