Leicester are 17 points ahead of Mourinho’s men and with back to back wins for Bournemouth and Newcastle, Chelsea find themselves sinking deeper into relegation and the match against Raneri’s men is becoming more crucial then ever.
Both managers have managed Chelsea before with Mourinho taken over from Raneiri in his first stint at Chelsea in 2004 so they both know their worth and well Mou has this to say about Raneri’s Leicester
“One year ago they were bottom of the league and Ranieri was sacked by the Greece national team for losing to the Faroe Islands, now he is the top manager in the Premier League and their players are top of the league,” said the Portuguese. That’s the beauty, it’s fantastic”
Mourinho agrees it is still possible to finish in the top four in the EPL, at least mathematically he said.. we have to try. Chelsea ensured UEFA Champions League progression with victory over Porto in midweek, but languish in the bottom half after a shock home defeat to AFC Bournemouth last weekend.
Mourinho has a fully fit squad to choose from and yes, Ranieri has Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez fit and firing so all out we want, all out we will see.
Morgan wrote “We can’t write them (Chelsea) off because they’re a fantastic team with fantastic players. At some point we know they will come good and go on a run of winning games” but the fans want to see that run of good winnings.
Back to back Premier league victory looks like a Jackpot to Chelsea fans at the moment and back to back loses looks more guaranteed unless… the miracle happens.
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