Jose Mourinho has given another excuse for his side’s loss on Saturday says his side deserved more from the match at Everton, but for ill-luck.
Everton sprang an upset against Chelsea at Goodison Park scoring twice in the space of seven first-half minutes. Chelsea’s Nemanja Matic reduced the deficit nine minutes before the break, but Everton’s made it a hat-trick of goals, scoring the third in the second half.
“We were unfortunate not to go in level at half-time as both John Terry and Eden Hazard then went close” Mourinho told the club’s website.
“As the second half wore on it became apparent the next strike would be crucial, and so it proved when Everton restored their two-goal advantage with seven minutes remaining, leaving us with too much to do.
“We deserved better and played for a better result,” said Mourinho. “It’s too heavy for the way the players started the game, finished the game and played during the game. Confidence is low, we’re a team with some doubts, about some lucky and unlucky incidents in each game, but I felt the players deserved a better result than we got.
“The biggest concern is that everything goes against us. We know we are making mistakes but with every mistake we are punished immediately. We lose a player for the first time, goal. One shot from outside the box, goal. After that it was a fantastic reaction. Eden Hazard had two fantastic chances with two shots, the ball hit the defender twice and when it looks like the ball was going in it goes for a corner.
“In the second half we had control, we changed and took risks. They defended and the first time they crossed the midfield line they scored another goal. Everything is going against us. The players feel that way. It’s the …Read More
Source:: PM Newspaper