Jose Mourinho’s Home Record Ends As Real Face A Torrid Future




Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has established a record which mere mortals would never be able to reproduce. An achievement spanning 4 clubs and nine years. An achievement probably bigger than winning a treble in the season.  Jose Mourinho has gone nine years without a league home defeat starting from his gold old days at Porto. And it has been achieved through some of the best man marking tactics and defensive planning rarely seen in modern day football. In a world where the lower ranked teams adopt similar techniques to avoid embarrassment against big teams, Jose Mourinho has no doubt established a new order wherein defensive approaches can also become exciting. Truth to be told, Jose has never been able to deliver attractive football and his style and approach has nevertheless been ridiculed but the fact that it has been highly successful doesn’t need much exercise to look into.

Sporting Gijon, a minnow of the La Liga party, upset the applecart of Real ahead of their decisive clash against Tottenham at Madrid when he ended the nine year unbeaten record courtesy of a 1-0 victory at the Santiago Bernabeu to hand a crippling psychological blow before the big match. And with this defeat, Jose has all but conceded the league title to their traditional and bitter rivals Barcelona. With 8 points separating the teams with a handful of games, even “The Special One” knows that only a miracle can send the La Liga trophy to Madrid from the clutches of the invincible Barcelona squad.

Looking forward to the quarter final tie against Tottenham, inspite of their defensive and injury worries, they seem to be on equal footing against the resilient Spurs side who have had problems of their own. With an elusive champions league spot next season looks certain to be too enar yet too far, it is harry Redknapp’s moment to deliver. The charismatic Harry has revolutionized Spurs and hence in my opinion they start as favourites on current predicaments.

A torrid future looks likely to be in store for Real Madrid. With the league all but gone and a King’s Cup final awaiting against the mighty army of footballers hailing from Barcelona, it boils down to the Champions league where they have some realistic chance atleast for the time being.

Tags: , ,

Author:

A complete fanatic about the most beautiful game in the World.

Cricket

Wonder Cement Saath7 Cricket Mahotsav keeps going bigger and bigger!

Wonder Cement Saath7 Cricket Mahotsav keeps going bigger and bigger!

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on November 4th, 2017

The 2nd edition of Saath7 Cricket Mahotsav, organized by Wonder Cement is flagged off at The Taj Mahal Hotel in the esteemed presence of legendary Cricketer  ..

Football

Does homeland of FC Shakhtar Donetsk still has got a football potential?

Does homeland of FC Shakhtar Donetsk still has got a football potential?

Posted by: Julia Nellson on November 22nd, 2017

The city of Donetsk is located in Central Europe and it’s considered to be the center of Donbass region. Donetsk became well-known in the world because of one ..

Tennis

Rafael Nadal vs Stan Wawrinka: French Open Men’s Final 2017 – Preview

Rafael Nadal vs Stan Wawrinka: French Open Men’s Final 2017 – Preview

Posted by: Atish Home Chowdhury on June 11th, 2017

The stage is set for the mouth-watering and nail-biting clash of the two Tennis stalwarts of the current era; Rafael Nadal and Stan Wawrinka. This will be the u ..

F1

Life Lessons learned from Sports & Fitness #TOSBDay

Life Lessons learned from Sports & Fitness #TOSBDay

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on September 26th, 2016

Held on Sept 1st, The Outstanding Speakers’ Bureau (TOSB) Twinterview consisted of sports panelists such as Mark Gallagher (Public Speaker on F1 race), Shayam ..

Boxing

Boxing Federation of India successfully concludes AIBA Course and Examination

Boxing Federation of India successfully concludes AIBA Course and Examination

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on February 24th, 2017

Rohtak, February 24, 2016: In continuation to produce the AIBA certified Coaches, Referees and Judges; Boxing Federation of India successfully organised the AIB ..

Other Sports

Indian athletes begin impressively at 22nd Asian Athletics Championships

Indian athletes begin impressively at 22nd Asian Athletics Championships

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on July 6th, 2017

Indian interests on the opening day of the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships were high with national record holder Muhammed Anas easing into the semi-finals of ..

One stop guide to all the latest sports news, reviews, opinions, fixtures and live scores from India and around the world.

Copyright © 2017 | The Sports Mirror