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Blue Mourinho Gives Silent Treatment After Newcastle Loss
Guardian, November 4th, 2013 1:25PM

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Jose Mourinho was not at all amused by the abrupt end to Chelsea’s 10-game unbeaten run at St James’ Park on Saturday, as Newcastle won 2-0 thanks to goals from Frenchmen Yoan Gouffran and Loic Remy. In fact, according to the Guardian, the ‘Special One’ didn’t say anything at all to his players after Chelsea suffered its second Premier League defeat of the season.

He did speak to the press, however, describing his starting XI as ‘11 mistakes,’ and adding that it was not the time right time to speak to his players directly after the game. "After the match it's time to cool down,” Mourinho said. “I never say anything to them immediately. I hope there'll be a reaction. I'm angry and frustrated with the team but I'm part of the team and I'll look at myself as well." When asked about Wednesday’s crucial Group E match at home to Schalke in the UEFA Champions League, the Portuguese would only say, "I'll be making a lot of changes, for sure."

Meanwhile, the perennially under-fire Alan Pardew was in understandably brighter spirits following the game, full of compliments for everyone, including his opposite number. "It's been my day today and the gentleman that Jose is means he's honest enough to pat us on the back,” the Newcastle coach said. “You don't always get that from top coaches and managers. I thank him for that."

He added: "Chelsea's a big win but let's not get carried away and say we're great and we're going to be in Europe. Or that it'll be a disaster if we lose three games on the spin. It's very important to keep our feet on the ground. All I can say to my teams is that if your work rate, commitment, passion and quality are there every week you'll win more than you lose."

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