Jose Mourinho was forced to eat the humble pie as his claim to being the special one went up in flames. His famous ‘Park the Bus’ tactics that saw Chelsea get to the semi finals of the Champions League backfired as they were walloped 1-3 by visiting Atletico Madrid. He however pointed out the moment when Thibaut Courtois produced an outstanding save from John Terry, as the turning point of the match.
Chelsea were outplayed and outsmarted by Diego Simeone’s men who had to come from a goal behind. Fernando Torres had opened scoring, before Adrian levelled in first half stoppage time. Diego Costa converted his spot-kick after Samuel Eto’o fouled him in the box and Arda Turan put the game to bed with the third. That Courtois is on loan from Chelsea makes it worse as his saves helped Atletico stay in charge. Second trophyless season beckons for the Special One eh?
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