Branislav Ivanovic struck just after the half-hour mark as the Blues completed a league double over City this season and the performance of the entire playing group was something that resonated well with Mourinho.
"I think they did amazing," he told Sky Sports.
"When the team needed Petr (Cech), he was there, Ivanovic as a defender to score that goal is fantastic, the central defenders (Gary Cahill and David Luiz) were immaculate.
"(Cesar) Azpilicueta was up against Speedy Gonzales, because Jesus (Navas) is unbelievably fast, but he did a fantastic job.
"The midfield players (Ramires, Nemanja Matic, David Luiz, Eden Hazard) worked fantastic and the attacking players (Willian and Samuel Eto'o) were always dangerous and when the team lost the ball, they all sacrificed for the team and everyone gave a great contribution."
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