Mourinho: Chelsea WILL lose but it won’t halt our title charge…
Chelsea will lose this season, but it will not stop their charge towards the title. That’s the view of Blues boss Jose Mourinho, whose side are protecting an 18-match unbeaten run this weekend.
Reports on Goal.com explain that the Portuguese coach is confident they will bounce back immediately from any such setback. And far from being scared by the prospect of the run coming to an end, Mourinho believes it would make them stronger.
“The thing that gives us confidence is the results we are getting are not occasional. They’re because we’re playing well,” he said.
“We believe that, when we lose points, the next game we are going to play well again. Against Maribor in the Champions League [earlier in November], we lost two points but in the next game we were not in crisis. We were at Liverpool to play well again.
“I don’t believe there’ll be a Chelsea crisis in the season. I believe Chelsea will lose points and matches, but not in a crisis of results. I truly believe in our ability.
“We don’t have pressure to lead. The pressure is for the ones who are coming behind. I always felt the pressure when I was behind, not when I was on the top and I’ve always been competing for titles. To be first is easier than to be second. If you’re first, you think just about yourself.”
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