Christmas toppers Chelsea are favourites to land EPL title under Jose Mourinho
As history suggest Jose Mourinho has won every league title wherever he has been in his managerial career when his team are atop during Christmas. And as per the Premier League table goes Chelsea is at the summit three points ahead of Manchester City.
New Delhi: As history suggest Jose Mourinho has won every league title wherever he has been in his managerial career when his team are atop during Christmas. And as per the Premier League table goes Chelsea is at the summit three points ahead of Manchester City.
Mourinho had won the league title twice earlier with Chelsea in the 2004-05 and 2005-06 season. Both times his side led the table during Christmas going into New Year.
He also achieved the feat during his time with FC Porto in the 2002-03 and 2003-04 season and went on to win the Portuguese league. In Italy he repeated the feat with Inter Milan in 2008-09 and 2009-10 respectively, and claimed back to back Serie A titles.
Even in his tenure with Real Madrid in Spain he topped the table in 2011-12 season and went on to win La Liga by setting a record 100 points in the table.
This season Chelsea have been one of the best teams in Europe alongside Real Madrid and Bayern Munich. In the domestic campaign they have lost just one game so far to sit happily atop. Mourinho's team look complete this term as he has good resources covering every section of the team.
In every aspect of the pitch Chelsea have looked dominating and the players are playing with new zeal and identity under him. The Portuguese manager re-joined the Blues last season and had finished the league on third place. He had always stated that Chelsea will be a force from next season onwards and is benefiting from his words now.
The Blues face Southampton on Sunday in an enthralling away trip and Mourinho will look to pocket three points. After all his is in-form players are singing his philosophy on the pitch with a very enjoyable tune.