STAT ATTACK: Chelsea v Southampton in numbers

Because if the club sacks me they sack the best manager this club ever had and the message is once again the same message of ‘bad result the manager is guilty’.


JOSE MOURINHO RARELY neglects an opportunity to remind people how many Champions League titles and domestic trophies he has won, and generally tends to take plenty of credit for his team’s achievements.

But Mourinho is not willing to quit the club despite seemingly giving up on their bid to defend the top flight crown.

I wonder whether this might be the only formal investigation in this country where the evidence of the individuals involved in the incident was not considered relevant”, Carneiro said in a statement.

“I don’t think Mr Mourinho comes well out of the whole saga – he clearly made a mistake in the heat of a game and should have said so and apologised”, Dyke said. I am not running away.

“If the FA want to punish me, they can punish me – but they don’t punish other managers”, he added.

That, be champions is obviously very hard because the distance is considerable but I’m more than convinced that we finish top four, and when the season is so bad if you finish top four it is OK.

“We are always punished”. And this is what I want.

Striker Diego Costa completes his three-match suspension, so Loic Remy and Radamel Falcao could start up front, although neither travelled to Porto for Tuesday night’s Champions League loss.

The pair of Cahill and Zouma aren’t doing all that great as well and putting Terry in the centre of defence should provide them with a lot of leadership and at least a little bit of stability and decision making at the back.

“The penalty was a giant penalty and after that the team lost even more confidence”.

‘I think there are major problems in the Chelsea dressing room, ‘ Shearer said on Match of the Day.

Southampton should’ve had a penalty in the 33rd minute when Ramires stepped on Sadio Mane’s foot in the 18. The Portuguese criticised Carneiro and the team’s head physio Jon Fearn for entering the field of play, having been waved on by the referee, to treat an injured Eden Hazard in the dying minutes of the game.

Chelsea only has two wins (over Arsenal and relegation threatened West Brom) and before this defeat they managed to lose three against surprising Crystal Palace, Everton, and Manchester City. At 1-1, it is a huge penalty and once again we don’t get.

Goals from Mane and Graziano Pelle were no more than Southampton deserved and disgruntled home fans left Stamford Bridge in their droves long before the final whistle.


“Sometimes, players are on the pitch and they are hidden”, he said. They were relegated that season, and while nobody is suggesting they will suffer the same fate this term, Mourinho is under the biggest pressure of his managerial career to turn things around. To win against teams like Chelsea you need your best players at that high level.

FA never spoke to me about Mourinho, says Carneiro