Chelsea Eliminated Not Because Fatigue
London – Jose Mourinho has dismissed the notion Chelsea were knocked out of the Champions League because of fatigue undergo a busy schedule. The Portuguese manager calls lack of concentration and responsibility of the player as a cause.
Chelsea stalled in the last 16 of the Champions League after draw with Paris Saint-Germain 2-2 in the second leg at Stamford Bridge on Thursday (03/12/2015) pm dawn earlier. They lost on away goals with a 3-3 aggregate.
Shown at home and come in a superior position goal of the away goal, Chelsea fitting in a better position. They are able to take the lead twice, but both times dally thus conceded through a corner.
The Blues even superior number of players from the 31st minute, after referee brandished a red card for Zlatan Ibrahimovic. But could not use it.
Related to this drove Chelsea failure, assuming the players appeared exhausted solid period should undergo English teams. Since the turn of the year, there are four competitions Chelsea the Premier League, FA Cup, League Cup and Champions League.
In the process it is they stopped in the FA Cup, League Cup success being shut campaign as champions. But can not deny the fact that there are many games that must be endured.
Prior to face PSG, a total of 14 matches were undertaken Chelsea since the turn of the year. If the calculated distance between the first match against Tottenham Hotspur up against West Ham United in the period, the range is 63 days. This means that the game lived with pauses only 4.5 days.
That does not include considering the very dense accumulation period in December. Britain did not recognize the winter break. Instead of a holiday, they actually carry out a solid month with eight games or pauses between matches only 3.8 days.
But Mourinho denied mention fatigue as a factor in his team failed to quarterfinals. He calls his team did appear less slick, with concentration and responsibility as a major issue.
“There is no accumulation of the number of matches. There’s just a normal period of exercise using the same methodology, which has brought us topped the league since day one,” Mourinho told the club’s official website.
“Regardless of which only Matic practice one day, all the players to practice as usual. This is obviously not due to a physical situation, not the case,” he added.
“It’s a matter of lack of concentration, this is about the lack of responsibility to fight with players that must be maintained and spaces that need to be addressed,” the man 52 years.