Football NewsJose Mourinho blames Roma for their defeat against Juve
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Roma head coach Jose Mourinho was left fuming after watching his side fall apart in the second half.


A little about the topic

The Portuguese manager blamed Roma’s psychological complex for their epic collapse against Juve on Sunday. Roma climbed 3-1 in the middle of the second half, only to lose 4-3 as Jose’s side fell apart in a spectacular fashion. And after yet another disappointing result, Jose said he believed Roma had psychological problems that they would need to go through.

After 70 minutes, Roma was up two goals after all Mkhitaryan, Pellegrini and Abraham had scored. But starting with a 70th minute goal from Locatelli, Juventus took the lead by storm, with Mattia De Sciglio and Kulusevski helping to complete a stunning comeback that saw three goals in seven minutes. Roma had a chance to level the score after Mattia was called up for handball in boxing, but Lorenzo Pellegrini’s penalty was saved by Wojciech Szczesny to keep Juventus up.


What did the head coach of Roma say?

Jose Mourinho said they were in complete control for 70 minutes. The team played really well and had a take control mentality, they went out and started strong. They had the idea of ​​high press, tempo control and initiative. It was so good for 70 minutes, then there was this psychological collapse. 3-2 killed them because Afena-Gyan had an extraordinary game that ended with a sprint against Cuadrado. Jose removes him and his replacement Shomurodov misunderstands everything.

According to Jose Mourinho, when they let them go back to 3-2, a team with a strong mentality like Juve, a strong character, the kind of fear that was put in. Psychological complex. It’s not a problem for Jose Mourinho to have 3-2, it’s a problem for them. For his team. “At the end of the day, when you’re in s * * t, you get back on your feet and find your character. But there are people in the locker room who are too nice, too weak.” – said Jose Mourinho. Mourinho has already told the players that if the game ended in the 70th minute it would be an extraordinary performance. Unfortunately, it didn’t end then.