Real Madrid coach Mourinho defends stuttering Liga form

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has defended their recent Liga form. Real's stutter has allowed Barcelona to cut their lead to six points.

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has defended their recent Liga form.

Real's stutter has allowed Barcelona to cut their lead to six points.

But Mourinho argues: "The unnatural thing for me is the great run my team is having in La Liga. A team cannot win 40 straight games, but no other side in Europe has a six point lead in its league, not to mention a ten point cushion. I think it is normal to draw against Malaga at the Bernabeu; that’s football for you.

"The match against Villarreal cannot be called a mistake… It wasn’t. Our silence was criticized, but I believe it was an intelligent collective decision because we wouldn’t have called it a mistake, but rather something else. We continued on our difficult path."

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