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Mourinho rues defensive lapse as Yakin beams

Published: Thursday 19 September 2013, 0.35CET
José Mourinho found Chelsea FC's defensive display "difficult to accept" after they lost, while FC Basel 1893's Murat Yakin stressed his team will remain humble.
by Trevor Haylett
from Stamford Bridge

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Match statistics

Chelsea
Basel

1

Goals scored

2

56

Possession (%)

44

12

Total attempts

7

5

on target

5

7

off target

2

3

blocked

2

1

against woodwork

0

9

Corners

2

3

Offsides

2

1

Yellow cards

1

0

Red Cards

0

11

Fouls committed

13

13

Fouls suffered

10

645

Passes

523

509

completed

382

Lineups

chelsea

Chelsea

basel

Basel

1Čech (GK)1Sommer (GK)
2Ivanović9Streller (C)
Goal81
3A. Cole13Ivanov
4David Luiz14Stocker
Substitution81
8Lampard (C)
Substitution75
15Voser
11Oscar
Goal45
16Schär
16Van Ginkel
Yellow Card42
Substitution75
19Safari
17Hazard20F. Frei
22Willian
Substitution67
21Díaz
Yellow Card64
24Cahill22Salah
Goal71
Substitution88
29Eto'o30Sio
Substitution64

Substitutes

23Schwarzer (GK)18Vailati (GK)
10Juan Mata
Substitution67
4P. Degen
12Mikel
Substitution75
5Ajeti
Substitution81
15De Bruyne7D. Degen
19Ba
Substitution75
10Delgado
Substitution64
26Terry26Sauro
28Azpilicueta34Xhaka
Substitution88

Coaches

José Mourinho (POR) Murat Yakin (SUI)

Referee

Daniele Orsato (ITA)

Standings

Last updated: 19/09/2013 09:04 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 
 
  
Published: Thursday 19 September 2013, 0.35CET

Mourinho rues defensive lapse as Yakin beams

José Mourinho found Chelsea FC's defensive display "difficult to accept" after they lost, while FC Basel 1893's Murat Yakin stressed his team will remain humble.

José Mourinho, Chelsea FC manager
The second goal was very difficult to accept. We work a lot on defensive set pieces and the header was in a position where we had two players defending the zone, plus a player marking [Marco] Streller. Three players made a mistake and we were punished because of that. I am so happy to come here in the fantastic moments and say this player was great or fantastic; when we lose I am responsible and I do not like to talk about individual players.

We want to believe in each other, be critical inside and try to resolve things inside and we will try to win against Fulham in the Premier League and in the next match in the Champions League. We have to try to get the three points.

Murat Yakin, FC Basel 1893 coach
At times we lost possession too quickly and were not able to calm down our game. Chelsea were therefore able to keep the ball in our half for long spells of the match. Defensively we were quite well organised, but still allowed the opposition too many chances. The substitution of Matías Delgado gave the team more stability. We will remain humble now and know that all we did today was to win the first game. Huge compliments to my team though: after years we have finally managed to win a game over here. We will continue to focus on one game at a time. We will analyse today's match and on Sunday we are back in action in our league campaign.

Last updated: 20/09/13 0.03CET

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