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In what was an extensive interview with Cass and Massey, Mourinho went on to focus on his own side’s challenge.
It was felt at the time of his return to the club in the summer that Mourinho had erred by not bringing in a top-class striker.
Having allowed Romelu Lukaku to head to Everton on loan and only signed Samuel Eto’o, it looked like Chelsea were short up front.
The Blues are top of the table at present, but Mourinho has inferred that his side could well have been out of sight had they been more prolific in front of goal.
Mail writers Cass and Massey have the quotes:
The matches I have lost were matches we should have won. They were the easy ones to win. The match against Everton was so easy to win but we couldn’t score a goal out of I don’t know how many chances. But we conceded and we lost.
We went to Newcastle; it was so easy to win. In the first 30 minutes we hit the post, we had chances but we lost the game. We went to Stoke; it was so easy to win. Against West Ham we had 25 shots on goal.
We are a team that if we had that last 'click', that click is to put the ball in the net, then I would say to you that we are favourites.