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Hitzfeld attacks destructive, shameful Real Madrid coach Mourinho

Switzerland boss and former Champions League winner Ottmar Hitzfeld has slammed Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho.

Hitzfeld, like Mourinho, is one of only three managers to win the European Cup with two different clubs, has hit out at the Portuguese ahead of tomorrow's Champions League semi-final second leg in Barcelona, where the hosts hold a 2-0 lead.

"Luckily, Mourinho's destructive tactics, aimed solely at provoking and destroying the opponents' gameplan, did not work (in the first leg)," he reportedly said in German magazine Kicker.

"Such a way of playing does not relate to the demands of Real. It's really shameful for Real Madrid. It harms the good name and image of this legendary club.

"I've met him at UEFA meetings and his behaviour is faithful to his image: arrogant, haughty, chewing gum and somewhat of a boor.

"Barca should make him pay on the pitch."

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