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Chelsea balls: Mourinho’s new low, Stoke City are easy, Blues ‘plumb new depths’

by | 28th, October 2015

Chelsea balls: The Sun sticks its napkin into its collar, picks up a knife and fork and tucks into Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho. Stoke – a Premier League playing at home – beat Chelsea on penalties in the League Cup.

 

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The Sun’s back page tells us that the result means Jose Mourinho is “on the brink” of leaving Chelsea.

 

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Jose Mourinho is “clinging to his job by a thread”. Chelsea did a “crash ‘n burn”. Chelsea “plumbed new depths”.

To recap: Stoke City are a top-flight side playing at home. They won in a penalty shoot-out.

The Sun’s match reports goes:

It cannot be disputed his [Mourinho’s] players gave their all for him last night. This time, unquestionably, they threw everything at it.

Sure, they showed new levels of commitment, determination and dogged resistence [sic] as they clawed their way back from the loss of a sensational Jon Walters goal. Of course, they kept going to deservedly snatch a stoppage-time equaliser through sub Loic Remy. But that should really be a given from the reigning champions.

Can a team plumb news depth by playing as champions should? Apparently, yes.

 



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