Pellegrini says he would never criticise an opposing team for their tactics the way a frustrated Mourinho did after Chelsea had been held to a goal-less draw by West Ham last week.
He said: "No, I never criticise what other teams do. I think it is very important for every team to resolve the problem that opponents put in front of them in every game.
"I think every team plays the way they want. They [Chelsea] have a style of play, maybe it's not the style that I like, but everyone can play the way they want."
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