Jose Mourinho Makes Interesting Comments About Chelsea's FA Cup Motivation

Chelsea v Man United Antonio Conte faces Jose Mourinho in the FA Cup

It's bad news for Jose Mourinho as all Manchester United senior strikers are missing for their quarter-final FA Cup trip to Chelsea.

The last time Mourinho was an FA Cup manager on this ground, Chelsea conceded a two-goal lead to lose to League One Bradford.

Chelsea vs Manchester United live: Stamford Bridge will host a clash of giants in the FA up.

It's unlikely that United will reach the dizzying heights of 1999 this season, but with the team already in possession of the League Cup, and one eye also on the Europa League, a cup treble is not ruled out, just yet.

On that occasion (also an FA Cup quarter-final at Stamford Bridge) Man United came away with the win, courtesy of two goals from Dwight Yorke.

Mourinho's frustration boiled over at times and the Portuguese and Italian Conte had to be separated after an angry exchange shortly after Herrera's sending off left United facing a mammoth task.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is suspended, while Anthony Martial is injured and Marcus Rashford sick.

"But we can not go to Stamford Bridge with a Nicky Butt team".

Both Kante's Chelsea goals have come against United, who have not beaten the Blues in 12 attempts, since October 2012.

The Premier League leaders probably should have made easier work of it but missed a few strong chances and were only able to once pierce the resistance of David De Gea who yet again pulled off a number of top-class saves.

And one section of supporters chanted "F*** off Mourinho", "It's all your fault" - a reference to Chelsea's implosion last season - "You're not special any more" and "Judas". Herrera, who had earlier been cautioned for a foul on Hazard, was shown a red card for another foul on the Belgian winger - moments after referee Michael Oliver had warned Phil Jones for a similar tackle on the Chelsea man.

Fourth official Mike Jones breaks up Mourinho and Conte. Mourinho then needs to add full backs and not wingbacks.

"They defend a lot and well, and they counter-attack and kill opponents on the counter-attack, similar to my Chelsea". He is better with Ashley Young or Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

United are 17 points behind Chelsea in the English league, but anything can happen during the unpredictability of the FA Cup.

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