Jose Mourinho, Sam Allardyce Exchange Post-Match Jabs Through the Press

BR-UK StaffFeatured Columnist IVJanuary 29, 2014


You could forgive Jose Mourinho for being just a little bit frustrated after his Chelsea side were held to a 0-0 draw by a resilient West Ham side at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night. 

After all, the hosts outshot West Ham 39-1.

Chelsea had 39 (THIRTY-NINE) shots against West Ham tonight. What was the Mata with their finishing?

— Squawka Football (@Squawka) January 29, 2014

The Portuguese manager was frustrated with the Hammers' tactics and lashed out afterward, according to ESPN:

It's very difficult to play a football match when only one team wants to play. A football match is about two teams playing.

I told Big Sam [Allardyce], they need points. To come here the way they did, is that acceptable? Maybe it is, they need points.

This is not Premier League, this is not the best league in the world. This is football from the 19th century. 

The only thing I can bring more to win was a Black and Decker. A Black and Decker to destroy the wall. 

This, by the way, is coming from the same Mourinho who criticised Arsenal for being unable to score during the team's 0-0 draw at the Emirates. 

QUOTE: Jose Mourinho (26th Dec 2013) after Arsenal match: "Boring is a team that plays at home & doesn't score goals"

— BBC Sporf (@BBCSporf) January 29, 2014

Allardyce, for his part, laughed off Mourinho's comments and fired back with a few shots of his own. 

Allardyce laughing at Mourinho's comments: "He just can't take it! He Just can't take it! I knew he would [say that]!"

— Miguel Delaney (@MiguelDelaney) January 29, 2014


Allardyce: "It's brilliant when you get a result against him! I love Chelsea moaning."

— Miguel Delaney (@MiguelDelaney) January 29, 2014


Allardyce: "He can't take it can he. He can't take him because we've out-tacticed him, out-witted him. He just can't cope."

— Miguel Delaney (@MiguelDelaney) January 29, 2014


As Allardyce leaves: "Good old Jose, moaning again."

— Miguel Delaney (@MiguelDelaney) January 29, 2014