Real Madrid: The 5 Mistakes That Will Cost Mourinho His Job

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Real Madrid: The 5 Mistakes That Will Cost Mourinho His Job
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Jose Mourinho has won seven domestic league titles and two Champions Leagues. His Real Madrid side won last year's La Liga with a record-breaking tally of wins, points and goals scored. His win percentage of 73.2 percent is better than any other trophy-winning manager at the Spanish side.

This season, however, things aren't going as well.

Madrid trail fierce rivals Barcelona by 18 points and neighbors Atleti by seven. There have been reports of disharmony in the dressing room and with club president Florentino Perez. Statistically, this is officially the worst start to a season that Mourinho has ever had (via Daily Mail).

Fans have now turned against The Special One, with 62 percent of those polled by Spanish newspaper Marca believing he has damaged the club's image (via The Guardian). Of those polled, 41.8 percent did not want the lauded manager to keep his job after this season.

The dissatisfied fans may soon get their wish. Mourinho has made choices and decisions in recent months that will, in my opinion, cost him his job long before his contract expires in 2015.

Here are five of them...

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