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Ewan MacKenna: Chelsea's loss to Atletico Madrid last week actually reinforced Jose Mourinho's class

Chelsea have played three huge games, and have done so with a relatively average squad for a club getting to play such big matches.

4th May, 2014
Ewan MacKenna.

Oh, the irony of it. Late on Wednesday, after Chelsea had been outclassed by a superior Atletico Madrid side, cameras cut from Stamford Bridge back to a Montrose studio. There, Liam Brady and Eamon Dunphy in particular had knives freshly sharpened and were ready to butcher, and Jose Mourinho was the target for their blades. They suggested ''every stage show has its sell-by date, that he's a ''one-man show and a ''shambles, that his ''sell-by...

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