Same Old Arsenal, Always Moaning - Mourinho

By 07:57 Sat, 19 Sep 2015 Comments

The Chelsea boss enjoyed success against his

greatest rival once again but only after Diego Costa

provoked Arsenal's Gabriel into a reaction that saw

him sent-off.

Jose Mourinho insists Arsenal have no room for

complaint after they were reduced to nine men in a

toxic 2-0 derby defeat against Chelsea.

Diego Costa's antics provoked Gabriel into losing

his temper and the Brazil international centre-half

was sent-off shortly before half-time, while Santi

Cazorla was dismissed late on for a second

bookable offence.

Mourinho said: "Where is the controversy? For me,

no controversy. The game is about many different

aspects, technical, tactical, emotional, physical.

Normally the best team wins - we were the best


"We were dominant, we were controlled. Obviously

let's not be hypocritical and deny but playing with

one man more is easier.

"I think I played against Arsenal 15/16 times and

only once they didn't moan. Maybe it was because

they won that game. All the other matches, they

have reasons for that.

"I played my first derby in September 2000 - to win

a derby, emotional control. I've played derbies in

Spain, Portugal, England, Italy and I always say the

same words. You always need emotional control."

Mourinho, who avoided losing three consecutive

league games for the first time in his career with

victory against the Gunners, sees his Chelsea side

move just three points off Arsenal who sit in fourth




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