Birmingham – ‘Curse’ was finally broken as well. Jose Mourinho won his first victory at Villa Park after Chelsea’s 2-1 win over Aston Villa on Saturday (07/02/2015).
Mourinho started his trip to Birmingham on a bad note. During the two periods gush ‘The Blue’, the Portuguese manager has never won at home to Villa’s (3 series, 2 lost).
However, The Special One is now carve sweet results first in six experiments. Eden Hazard gives a quick advantage for Chelsea by his goal in the eighth minute which equated Jores Okore in the second half. Branislav Ivanovic is a decisive victory over Chelsea kick in the 66th minute.
Three figures obtained Chelsea getting away from the rival Manchester City. The Blues now have 56 points, seven points ahead of City that in other games only a 1-1 draw against Hull City.
“I like the team Aston Villa. They have very good players. It’s hard to believe Villa are in the position now (16th),” Mourinho told BBC Sport.
“I want to analyze them not because they had a scoring or goals that they do not create but because the quality of the players. That was a tough game, the stadium is also difficult”
“Sooner or later Villa to score and they do today,” said Mou response to fasting goals Villa were finally stopped after barren in six previous matches.
“They have so many good players with players who raced in the line of attack. They lowered (Christian) Benteke in the second half, played (Joe) Cole, (Scott) Sinclair, and (Carles) Gil behind the strikers, their three creative players. It makes us very difficult. So this is an important victory, “he added.