Register Login Scores


Mourinho: Liverpool Are Contenders

Speaking ahead of his side’s English Premier League clash against Liverpool on Sunday, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes the Reds are genuine title contenders.

Mourino was quick to praise the efforts of Liverpool’s leading goalscorer, Luis Suarez, who has scored 19 goals in 13 league appearances.

The Chelsea boss, though, does not feel he alone will win the league title for the Reds, but rather it will take the efforts of the whole team.

And guided by Brendan Rodgers and the fact that they will be playing less matches than Chelsea, Mourinho feels the Merseyside club can go all the way, but his side will not go down without a fight.

“He [Suarez] didn't start the season, with suspension, and after that the numbers are fantastic,” said Mourinho.

“When he came back, it was a big plus. But let's be fair: Liverpool did very well without him when he was suspended.

“I think they can [win the Premier League], because they are good, because Brendan [Rodgers] is good, because they have time to prepare the team tactically, because they are not involved in the heat of the knock-out situation in the Champions League or even Europa League.

“These (Chelsea) players are going to play 60 matches. Liverpool will play 40 matches. It's a big difference.

“Quality, plus ambition, plus this advantage, so yes (they are contenders).”

Only one place and one point separates the two teams on the league table as Chelsea sit in third place on 37th points while Liverpool occupy fourth spot.

Mourinho Respects Derby

Mourinho: Liverpool Are Contenders

Mourinho Praises Terry

Mourinho Not Expecting Higuain


Top 5

11 South African-born Players Who Represented Other Countries

13 Jul 11, 2020 08:01 PM in African Football

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

28 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

Young Chiefs Star Hails Coach

2 Jul 14, 2020 12:30 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Images: Teko’s Multi-Million Rand Cars Through The Years

2 Jul 10, 2020 02:46 PM in Stars & Their Cars

11 South African-born Players Who Represented Other Countries

13 Jul 11, 2020 08:01 PM in African Football

13 Images Of Sundowns’ Training Camp

18 Jul 13, 2020 07:04 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Breaking: Khoza Gives PSL Restart Update

22 Jul 13, 2020 12:38 PM in PSL

10 Footballers Who Lied About Their Age

52 May 10, 2020 07:16 PM in International

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

11 May 20, 2020 08:32 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Khoza Throws Free Agents Lifeline

3 Jul 14, 2020 10:55 AM in PSL