Mourinho admits steaming into Chelsea players for Newcastle defeat

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho confirmed steaming into his players at halftime of their defeat to Newcastle United. Mourinho admits questioning their attitude.

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho confirmed steaming into his players at halftime of their defeat to Newcastle United.

Mourinho admits questioning their attitude.

"At half-time I was telling them that they were competing more in training sessions than in that game," Mourinho said.

"They were just playing like the goal will arrive. When you start a game and you play 45 minutes with that dynamic - or if you prefer that non-dynamic - it's difficult to change.

"The problem for me was just the attitude. I expect my team to be much more than it was against Newcastle.

"I was frustrated because I want my team to be always active and proactive and not reactive and not waiting for things to happen.

"And I just simply didn't like (it). I want better from my team."

 
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