Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho believes his side will not remain unbeaten because of their attacking style of play, according to Sky
It is 20 games without defeat in all competitions for the Blues so far – 15 of those wins, and take on London rivals Tottenham at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday aiming to extend their impressive run.
Comparisons are already being drawn with the “Invincibles” of 2003/04 when Arsene Wenger saw his side win 26 games and draw 12 of their 38 in the league to be crowned Champions and go the whole campaign unbeaten.
While many believe this is the strongest side the Premier League has seen in a long time, Mourinho says he can see his charges becoming unstuck as the season wears on – because of their attacking mentality.
He said: “We are not playing for that. If against Spurs we have a 0-0 with 20 minutes to go, we are not going to play for the 0-0 to be undefeated after 21 matches. No way.
“If you play for that, if that is one objective, maybe you draw so many matches, you don’t take risks to try and win matches. You are happy just to be undefeated.
“If you get 10 draws, you get 10 points. If you win five and lose five, you make 15 points. We are going to play matches to win.”
Their flying start to the season has seen them already open up a six point lead on closest rivals and reigning champions Manchester City – although it was eight before last weekend’s draw with Sunderland.
But Mourinho stated that the title is far from won and he does not want arrogance to spill into the Chelsea camp.
He even believes those as far as 12 points behind still have a chance of the title at this early stage of the season.
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