Ross Barkley salvages last-gasp point for Chelsea against Man Utd

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An injury time goal from substitute Ross Barkley earned Chelsea a last-gasp 2-2 draw at home to Manchester United in the Premier League on Saturday in a match that ended with United boss Jose Mourinho involved in scuffles.

Two goals from Anthony Martial had appeared to have earned Mourinho's Manchester United a much-needed comeback win after they went 1-0 down in the first half.

Yet Barkley's 96th minute equaliser, which preserved Chelsea's unbeaten record, also prompted drama at pitchside as Marco Ianni, one of Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri's assistants, appeared to provoke Mourinho with his celebrations.

Mourinho was outraged, rose from his seat and tried to confront Ianni, who appeared to disappear down the tunnel, and the United boss had to be restrained by officials.

Afterwards, Mourinho told Sky Sports that Ianni had apologized to him and he had accepted, while Sarri himself admitted that his assistant had made a big mistake and he had dealt with the issue.

The under-pressure Mourinho, who had looked set to earn a major win on the road until Barkley struck, described the late setback as an "awful" result for his side.

United, who had never won nor even scored a goal under Mourinho at his former club, went behind in the 20th minute when Germany defender Toni Rudiger strode away from marker Paul Pogba and rose to head home a Willian corner.

Chelsea had most possession and looked in control until Martial thumped in the equaliser in the 55th minute against the run of play after Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga had kept out a close-range Juan Mata shot.

The goal galvanized the visitors and Martial made it two in the 73rd minute after a fine breakaway move between former Chelsea midfielder Mata and Marcus Rashford.

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