Chelsea's Mourinho predicts victory against PSG
[UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Tuesday] Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, who after a 3-1 loss in the first leg said his team lacked
"real strikers," predicted that his team will defeat Paris St. Germain on Tuesday and move into the semifinals of the UEFA Champions League.
"If you ask me if we are going to win
tomorrow," he said on Monday. "I say yes. I think we are going to win. In the end of the two legs, I think we are going to score more goals than them."
Mourinho so lacked confidence in
his strikers that he used German winger Andre Schuerrle up front in the first leg in Paris. He has shown little faith in Fernando Torres and Demba Ba and isn't sure if Samuel Eto'o can play in the second leg.
will be without star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who is injured, but Mourinho said the French champions, backed by an Qatari investment firm, has far more
"Eto'o didn't play the first game and I'm not sure he will play the second game," Mourinho said. "Ramires is suspended, [Nemanja] Matic and [Mohamed] Salah cannot play in the Champions League and we are not crying."
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE, Tuesday:
Chelsea-Paris St. Germain, Fox Sports 1 (live) 2:30 pm.
Borussia Dortmund-Real Madrid, Fox Deportes, Fox Sports 2, Fox Soccer Plus (live) 2:30 pm.
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE, Wednesday:
Bayern Munich-Man. United, Fox Sports 1 (live) 2:30 pm.
Atletico Madrid-Barcelona, Fox Deportes, Fox Sports 2, Fox
Soccer Plus (live) 2:30 pm.
No comments yet.
Recent Soccer America Daily
By the Numbers: USA ties Hexagonal records with 6-0 win March 25, 5:47 a.m.
The USA tied a record for the most goals in a game and largest margin of ...
What They're Saying: Christian Pulisic March 25, 5:19 a.m.
"Clint's an easy guy to play with. He's strong, he's technical, he makes good runs and ...
What They're Saying: Bruce Arena March 25, 5:18 a.m.
"Christian is just a natural. The game is easy for him. He's got exceptional skill, vision, ...
Hexagonal: USA gets result it wanted in Port of Spain March 25, 5:01 a.m.
Mexico moved into first place in the Hexagonal with a 2-0 win over Costa Rica, but ...
USA-Honduras: Takeaways from a rare Hexagonal romp March 25, 4:20 a.m.
Well, that was as impressive as it was important. One of the biggest games in the ...
Video Pick: How Clint Dempsey completed his hat trick March 25, 2:08 a.m.
Clint Dempsey, who was sidelined from national team play since last June after being diagnosed with ...
What They're Saying: Bruce Arena March 25, 2:02 a.m.
"We didn't have anyone else." -- U.S. national team coach Bruce Arena on why he started ...
USA-Honduras World Cup Qualifier Player Ratings March 25, 1:51 a.m.
The USA got very good to excellent performances from its entire squad as it got back ...
WCQ: Atlanta's Martinez injured in Venezuela match March 24, 5:34 p.m.
Josef Martinez, who has set MLS by storm with five goals in his first three games ...
What They're Saying: Landon Donovan March 24, 5:18 a.m.
"I am surprised. What surprises me is we don't seem -- in the last five or ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives