Miami - Chelsea’s defeat against Southampton at Stamford Bridge on Saturday was another devastating match to the ‘blues’ this season.
Miami – Chelsea’s defeat against Southampton at Stamford Bridge on Saturday was another devastating match to the ‘blues’ this season.
José Mourinho believes things could have been different had the referee not been “afraid to give a decision for Chelsea” and signal a “clear penalty”.
In an interview Mourinho gave to the press after the match, the Portuguese coach said his team got treated unfairly because there was a “huge penalty and once more we don’t get it”.
“My players deserve it, Chelsea fans deserve it. I am a Chelsea fan too,” he said.
During the 7-minute interview, Mourinho did not hesitate to repeat in 4 occasions that “referees are afraid to give decisions for Chelsea because when they give, there is always a question mark….there is always a critique”.
The ‘blues’ boss feels that his team is “always punished” and that “clear penalties” are not given when they should be.
“This penalty in this game today [was] more than crucial because my team in this moment, the first negative thing that happens the team collapses,” he emphasized.
In the Chelsea vs Southampton match, Radamel Falcao got tripped over and fell into the area. The penalty was not marked. Instead, Referee Robert Madley punished the Colombian forward with a yellow card to Mourinho’s dsimay, who simply fell back in his seat in disbelief.
“We have a penalty, and the penalty is a giant penalty and he was afraid to give, like everybody else is afraid to give. So no penalty, and after that the team lost even more confidence,” stressed the defeated coach.
‘The Special One’ said the ‘blues’ deserved that penalty, especially during the low times the team is facing.
“When you’re at the top, you want to see people come down. When people [are] down, give us a break and be honest and be loyal with us, because the team deserves that and the penalty [was] clear.”
Mourinho let his feelings show and said: “It hurts me because I like this club very very much!”
His men are defeated, they are making individual mistakes, faults are overlooked and “sadness brings sadness – bad results attract bad results” he concluded.