Chelsea’s 2-1 defeat to Leicester

Chelsea’s 2-1 defeat to Leicester on Monday Night Football left Jose Mourinho feeling that his work had been ‘betrayed’ by his players. As Chelsea’s problems continues to worsen, Adam Bate examines where this leaves their beleaguered manager…

Betrayed. It’s a powerful word with signification connotations and it seems reasonable to assume that Jose Mourinho had weighed all that up before allowing the words to fall from his mouth in conversation with Patrick Davison on Monday Night Football.

His comments will reverberate and the man who once thrived on conflict will risk becoming further engulfed by it. Jamie Carragher even argued that it is difficult to imagine that Mourinho and this group of players can continue along this path beyond the summer in light of these latest comments.





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