Mourinho says he learned FA Cup lesson

  • BBC Sport, Friday, February 17, 2017 7:29 PM
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says he won't be "throwing away" FA Cup games like he did in the past.

Speaking before the game at Blackburn Rovers in the fifth round on Sunday, he talked about how Chelsea lost Newcastle in the same week it beat Newcastle United in the League Cup final over Liverpool and Champions League against Barcelona.

"I gambled too much, I focused too much on Barcelona and Liverpool," he said. "It was good because we beat Barcelona and we won the final against Liverpool, but the feeling I threw it away was not good, so I don't throw it away. If I lose, I lose because the opponent was better or because we didn't play well, but I'm not going to throw it away."

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