Did Mourinho lose the match in pre-match press conference? - originally posted on Soccerlens.comPre-match press conferences have been one of Jose Mourinho’s favourite playing grounds. But for the biggest match of the this season’s Champions League so far, Mou seemed stiff or, dare I say, nervous may be.
Real Madrid face Manchester United in the Round of 16 of the 2012/13 Champions League – a game that is on the mind of every football fan in the world. Most, who know of Mourinho’s antics, expected him to be a little more… you know… Mourinho-like. That didn’t happen.
It was hard to believe that he is the same Jose Mourinho who was so confident with his Chelsea team who announced his starting XI before a Champions League match against Barcelona.
The self-proclaimed ‘Special One’ has said himself the matches can be won before the teams even step foot on the field. With all the commotion going on about his Madrid team, may be Mourinho has conceded the match in the pre-match press confe...