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Liverpool defeat not my Chelsea swansong - Mourinho

A defiant Jose Mourinho expects to continue as
Chelsea boss despite Liverpool inflicting a sixth
defeat in 11 Premier League games this term.

Mourinho was once again fuming at perceived
injustices against his side, notably the decision
not to show Liverpool’s Lucas a second yellow
card when the score was 1-1.

Two further strikes followed in Liverpool’s 3-1
win which left Mourinho’s side with one win in
eight games.
Asked if he thought the game was his last as
Chelsea boss, Mourinho said: “No.”

Mourinho, who was subject to the first managerial
vote of confidence in Roman Abramovich’s 12-
year ownership on October 5, will be wary of what
the future holds.

Abramovich was absent from Stamford Bridge so
did not witness the defeat or hear the defiant and
supportive chants from the home faithful.
After a terse television interview, Mourinho was
initially asked his thoughts on the contest in the
post-match media conference and declined to
give them.

“I’d like to listen more than being questioned,” he

He was asked how a side which cantered to the
title in May had fallen off the pace so much.
“Did you see the game?” he responded.
Next he was asked about Lucas avoiding a
second yellow for a foul on Ramires.

“What do you think? You are not punished by the
FA. I’m punished if I tell you,” said Mourinho, who
is subject to two separate and ongoing
disciplinary procedures from the Football

“There are things that are out of our hands,”
Mourinho added.

“Two minutes extra time (at the end of the first
half), we concede the goal on two minutes 35

“Then what happened in the second half
everything is a consequence of some crucial

“Moments that the stadium saw, the players more
than see, the players felt it, from now, what
happens is just a consequence.”

Mourinho was asked about the support from the
Chelsea fans, who sang his name often
throughout, and took the opportunity to make a
veiled criticism of referee Mark Clattenburg and
his officials.

“I have some players really sad in the dressing
room and I am full of respect for them. We see it
match after match,” Mourinho added.

“As professionals they are not getting the respect
they deserve. I don’t think we, myself and them,
are not going to have a great Saturday dinner,
even families for sure.

“They have the same feelings that we have and
I’m really sorry with that lack of respect for
Asked to explain what he meant by lack of
respect, Mourinho said: “You are all intelligent
guys. If you want to write, you write.
“Next press conference I will bring you nice
glasses, maybe you see the game in a better

Mourinho plans to prepare for Wednesday’s
Champions League Group G clash with Dynamo
Kiev as normal.

“I go home, I go find a sad family,” he said.
“I will try to watch some of the rugby (World Cup
final) and disconnect a little bit from this.
“Then I will start preparing the training session
for tomorrow morning and the game for

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