Mourinho praises 2-goal Ronaldo after Chelsea defeat

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho praised two-goal Cristiano Ronaldo after defeat to Real Madrid earlier today.

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho praised two-goal Cristiano Ronaldo after defeat to Real Madrid earlier today.

The pair had gone into the Guinness International Champions Cup final with claims of Mourinho aiming a swipe at Ronaldo in the lead up.

But at the final whistle, Mourinho said: "He's a great player and has scored goals all his life. When he scores it's not big news, when he doesn't it is, but we made two mistakes for both goals.

"For the first, we gave away a free-kick in a position where he's happy to have it and then the second goal, I told the players with every cross he likes to try to get into space because he's good in the air."

 
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