The Blues manager is not averse to winning ugly.
The big game of the Premier League weekend is the London derby between first placed Arsenal and second placed Chelsea.
After the Gunners lost to Manchester City 6-3 at the weekend there is now only two points separating the two sides and with a win taking the Blues above their opponents, manager Jose Mourinho is prepared to play defensive tactics.
“If I want to win 1-0, I think I can. One of the easiest things in football is to win 1-0,” the 50-year-old was quoted by ITV.
”It’s not so difficult. You structure your team from the back, you organise your team from the defensive idea, you don’t give freedom to your players to express themselves.
“I don’t want to because we are going in a direction which is the right direction in terms of the quality of football we want to play, and it’s quite frustrating that you have to change that and go one step back and go in another direction just because you want better results.”
Mourinho’s men beat Crystal Palace 2-1 in their game at the weekend to ensure that the west London club maintain their strong start to the campaign.
Many believe that the Portuguese coach has the best squad in the division and a victory at the Emirates Stadium would help to show their title credentials.
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