STICK OR TWIST: What do you think of Jose's tactical gambles?

In the past two Premier League games we have seen Jose Mourinho switch to a back three, bring an ...

In the past two Premier League games we have seen Jose Mourinho switch to a back three, bring an extra man into midfield and chase results. On both occasions it's worked but I just wonder what you think about his tactical gambles?

He stated a few weeks ago that he will almost always chase results and would be willing to take risks in order to win three points rather than settle for a draw.

Against Norwich and Cardiff as stated above, the changes he made worked and treat and we overpowered our opposition. I just wonder, what happens when we come against our title rivals starting with Manchester City?

God forbid it happens but picture the scene, Chelsea are up against it against City and are behind. Now knowing City normally play with two up front, would you be in favour of Jose making a similar switch to three on two at the back and putting on an additional man in our attacking third?

The problem we have (and so far we have been lucky that Norwich and Cardiff never took advantage) is that people are aware of his philosophy and is more than likely to make the change if we do need to chase the game.

For example, up against the likes of United, City and Arsenal, the opposition would look to counter our approach and this is where we could become unstuck!

What I will say is that for the past couple of seasons, I am tired with watching games we have drawn and those we should be winning! We have the players, we have the ability to beat these teams week in, week out and when it hasn't happened and whoever has been in charge at the time decides to settle for a draw, it's frustrating.

I really like the approach to the game Mourinho has! I would much rather we try to win games we should be winning (such as the last two Premier League games we have won) than to sit on a point.

One thing to note though and Saturday's game against Cardiff is the perfect example of this, Once Chelsea took the lead he made another defensive change to revert back to a back four and to protect the lead with a better defensive shape.

So what do you people think about Jose's approach? It's won us six important points that has taken us back up the table.

Do you agree with the gamble he takes or would you rather we take calculated risks?

Carefree & KTBFFH!


Opinion 1294086361515453450

Post a Comment

Classic Football Shirts

Toffs Chelsea

For the best football betting tips make sure to check out Tips Daddy for superior football predictions, expert accumulator tips, and in depth match previews. is dedicated to providing UK players with reviews and bonus offers from a variety of poker rooms that accept PayPal.
For the best Irish free bets try for a full range of betting bonuses available to Irish players
Get the best online bingo bonuses for Irish players at along with exclusive deposit bonuse

Diego Costa - Should he stay or should he go?

Looking to bet on football? then why not check out for the latest football specials and sign-up bonuses



Google +

Soccer Pro - Chelsea

Soccer Pro

The Football Blog Network

If in a hunt for a proper bookie, check out this betting site for proper comparison and ratings.
Get your sports betting promo codes today for the internets best free bets and bookies offers.
If you're looking for the best casino deposit bonuses take a look at to get the biggest bang for your buck on your initial deposit at all the best online casino sites
To compare free bets for betting on Chelsea visit
Get the best value for money when betting using for hundreds of free spins and bonuses
"For all those who enjoy a bet on side games and slots we recommend trying out the legendary slot here where you can get a range of deposit bonuses"
Fancy playing some casino slots online? Get the best ruby slippers slot machine bonuses and free spins available
Learn the ins and outs of poker, casino and what not, with an expert in anything related to betting. Go on Betminded and see for yourself.
Golden Riviera is an exclusive online casino with great online casino games, they’ll ensure you are treated to casino bonuses, special offers and a full calendar of activities to keep you entertained. They also host regular pokie tournaments that reward the top players with incredible cash prizes. Top online casino games from Golden Riviera Casino ™. Rated Australia's best online casino site for 2015. Check out Online Casino Australia Get $500 Free at Golden Riviera Casino. This casino is available in a number of languages including English, German, French, Dutch and Russian.
Top online casino action. Head to Casino UK for the best online casino in the United Kingdom. If you’re a UK gambler & are new to the world of online gaming and want to learn more, is the site for you. They help you find the leading online casino on the internet.
Betting on the football? Make sure you claim the best free bet offers for 2016
If you bet on Chelsea or any football, we recommend for free bets and bookies offers
Head on over to Free Bets No Deposit Required for the latest live football previews and free tips along with bundles of Free Bets No Deposit offers currently available from the UK Bookmakers.
Find the best online slot games, free spins and latest promotions
Betting on Chelsea? Make sure you’re singed up to the best betting websites to get the most for your money.
Looking for value bets, accumulator tips or more betting odds? Find the best football betting tips over at