Thursday, October 18, 2018

Premier League: Jose Mourinho's cavalier approach under scrutiny ahead of Manchester United's clash against Chelsea



Manchester: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho’s “it’s not concerning me” comment once his team’s thrilling comeback convert Newcastle-upon-Tyne United is unlikely to be heeded on Sat once he returns to his former club Chelsea.

Mourinho’s words, spoken once United fans musical his name in appreciation of the 3-2 ending, could have mirrored a temporary state at the constant target his position at recent Trafford however the concentration is going to ineluctably get on the Portuguese once more.

The manner of United’s win, with 3 goals within the final twenty minutes of full-scale assaultive soccer, has raised the question of whether or not he can embrace a additional positive form of play.

Nothing in Mourinho’s history suggests that's possible and also the prospect of facing Maurizio Sarri’s in-form team at Stamford Bridge could be a sturdy deterrent against a cavalier approach.

Second-placed Chelsea ar undefeated, level on points with champions Manchester town and challengers Liverpool and with their Belgian forward Eden Hazard in scintillating kind they'll begin as clear favourites.

United ar already seven points behind the leading trio having lost to Brighton and Hove Great Britain and West Ham United on the road and Tottenham Hotspur reception and Mourinho are going to be keen to confirm they avoid defeat in west London.


Chelsea haven't lost reception to United since Oct 2012, losing simply 2 of the sixteen conferences between the 2 since then and Mourinho has suffered four defeats in six games against his former club since usurping at United.

But as he reminded the media in his recent demand for additional “respect” Mourinho won 3 Premier League titles in his 2 spells as Chelsea manager.

The former port and Real Spanish capital boss has ne'er been afraid to play defensively once visiting prime rivals so for all the hope that he may try and replicate the ‘gung-ho’ second-half show against Newcastle-upon-Tyne it'd be no surprise if he were to revert to sort on Sat.

Manchester town can expect to choose up 3 points reception to a Burnley facet which will feature former town keeper Joe Hart.

City haven't lost reception to the Clarets since nineteen63 and have lost once in their last 19 conferences all told competitions.

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp will expect most points once he faces off with shut friend David Wagner because the Reds jaunt Huddersfield city on Sat.

Huddersfield ar eighteenth within the table, have nonetheless to win this campaign and have managed to get solely four goals.


Fifth-placed Tottenham Hotspur visit London rivals West Ham on Sat whereas in-form Arsenal host Leicester on Monday searching for a tenth sequential ending all told competitions.

Sunday’s game options Everton reception to Crystal Palace.


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