London – Jose Mourinho is a coach of the elite in the Champions League. Because of this, he wants to avoid as much as possible dibesutnya team from the Europa League, which is often called the second tier competition.
Chelsea will undergo the inaugural match of the Champions League 2014-15 Group G host Schalke at Stamford Bridge Stadium, Thursday morning (9/18/14) pm.
“Right now I just think of how not to play in the Europa League. I want my club to qualify from the group stage. Level would be very bad for this team if they have to the Europa League, “Mourinho told the official Chelsea website.
Mourinho has won two Champions League trophy with two clubs from two different countries, namely Porto of Portugal and Inter Milan of Italy. The Special One claimed was excited to grab it again.
“Of course I want it. This tournament is part of my history and, even if sometimes they do not know, I was part of the history of this tournament, “he added.
“But my motivation is always the same. What drives me is the desire to win. I work for my club, for my players and for my fans, not for myself, “said Mourinho.
Schalke 1-4 defeat just from Borussia Monchengladbach in the Bundesliga, but Mourinho was reluctant spiked on the results. For him, his team’s performance is more important.
“Competition or opponents faced yagn not important, what we want is always to win matches. Of course we can not do that, but our approach does not change, whether it’s the Premier League, League Cup or the Champions League, “the 51-year-old coach was affirmed.
“Indeed, they lost 1-4 in the last match but I do not see it as a drama or no impact in the Champions League. They just three times a game and a draw against Bayern Munich (before opponent Monchengladbach), “he ended.