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Jose Mourinho: Madrid were short on luck in El Clasico defeat

"It was a game and in many games luck plays an important part," a surprisingly sanguine Mourinho told reporters after Real's early lead from a first minute Karim Benzema goal was overhauled by goals from Alexis Sanchez, Xavi and Cesc Fabregas.

"When we were 1-0 up we had the chance to go two up with an opening which normally with a player as fantastic as Cristiano Ronaldo would have taken, but we didn't.

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kulka2382d ago

Barca were the better team Ronaldo went missing when team needs him most as usual

Baka-akaB2381d ago

How about piping it down for a change . You lost you lost .

You gotta learn to accept defeat . I dont see him claim it was luck they were offered the first goal right at the start

Nes_Daze2381d ago

Mourinho never grew up, I think at some point in his life he got bullied in sports or something, because he just can't accept losing. It's either luck, refs, or Barca's diving. -_-

dcortz20272381d ago

No luck, Barcelona clearly outplayed Real Madrid, and Cristiano Ronaldo was nowhere to be seen most of the match. Jose Mourinho needs to learn that you can't always win, and when you don't, you just need to accept that the other team outplayed you and move on. It makes you look better.

krazykombatant2381d ago

Don't you guys dare to say that it doesn't take a bit of luck in this sport because it plays a big role in it.

However, the team disappeared after the 2nd half. Mou needs to find a way to keep that high level of intensity going on the pitch. Bringing players such as khedira onto the pitch is not the way to reach that in my opinion. Next time though we'll get them.