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Mourinho will not alter Chelsea's game style even though dummies could score!

Despite conceding six goals in two games, Jose Mourinho insists he will not change Chelsea's playing style.

The Blues lost 3-2 to Stoke City on Saturday, following a 4-3 win over Sunderland in midweek, but Mourinho is not about to go and alter his game plan as he would rather press on than sit back and defend.

"Am I going to change the style of play? (Bring in) more defensive players? No," he said ahead of Wednesday night's Champions League meeting with Steaua Bucharest at Stamford Bridge.

"Am I going to play David Luiz in front of the central defenders? No.

"Am I going to play with 4 plus 2 and the wingers closing behind, leaving Fernando (Torres) in attack, waiting for a counter-attack, waiting for a long ball, to try and win 1-0? No.

"We go in the same direction. We are creating a lot, we have to score goals and kill opponents.

"You can tell me 'but you lost when you scored two goals away (at Stoke on Saturday)'. I know, because, at the same time, we are conceding goals defensively.

"Maybe you laugh but I think, in this moment, if we train defensive corners, against the dummies, I think one dummy will score!

"All the rebounds go to the opponents, and I think the rebounds will go to the dummies too."

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Andrew Slevison
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