Citing “awful individual performances” and a first-half display from Chelsea that he rated minus one out of 10, Jose Mourinho was both “relieved” and “disappointed” at Chelsea’s 2-2 draw at Newcastle United here last night.
Manchester City manager, Manuel Pellegrini, has compared his side to the likes of Real Madrid and Barcelona, insisting the crop of players in the team have got what it takes to win this year’s champions league title.
Falcao looks the more likely and is the 5/1 favourite with BetVictor to open the scoring at St James’ Park, 7/5 to net anytime and 12/1 to be named man of the match. But I’m confident that losing run will be over come the final whistle.
However, the focus is now back on Champions League football and the upcoming clash with Olympiakos is crucial if the Gunners want to qualify for the knockout stages, after they lost their opening match against Dinamo Zagreb.