Mourinho admits the trip to Carrow Road was going to suit Ba.
"He did what I was expecting him to do," reported Mourinho. "This kind of match - very direct, small pitch, very British, I decided to start with a more physical striker, also for defensive set-pieces. He did his job. I think he has to score that goal in the first minute of the second half. Put the ball in, 2-0, go home and no heart attack.
"After you don't score, you leave the door open for them. They score a goal and you are in trouble."
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