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Jose Mourinho slams Chelsea flops

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Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho was furious as he blamed his team's lack of goals for their League Cup defeat at Sunderland.

Chelsea dominated the first half and created a number of chances, with the likes of Andre Schurrle and Frank Lampard ever so close to the breakthrough. Although it was not until early in the second half when Chelsea took advantage, Frank Lampard getting on the end of Cesar Azpilicueta's cross, to scramble the ball over the goal line.

Despite Chelsea brining on the attack-minded Demba Ba and Eden Hazard, the Blues could not 'kill the game off', and were punished for not doing so on 88 minutes when Chelsea old-boy Fabio Borini squeezed the ball through the legs of David Luiz for a tidy finish.

The game had been turned on its head, with Sunderland dominated proceedings throughout extra time, Mark Schwarzer having to save an un-marked Ki's header. Sunderland were also denied goals when the Chelsea defence through bodies in the way in quick succession to deny the Black Cats.

Inevitable, however, 2 minutes from the end, Ki received the ball inside the area, turned away from Michael Essien, and finished past a disparing Mark Schwarzer.

After the game, a furious Jose Mourinho slammed his team for not scoring enough goals to win matches,

"In this moment every game we don’t kill we are in trouble and sometimes we lose matches that we shouldn't," he said.

He added, "It keeps repeating itself, against Stoke, Everton, Newcastle and now against Sunderland. We score in the first minute of the second half, and if we score another, with all our chances, then it is goodbye. But we don’t and our opponents keep breathing."

Much blame has been shifted to the fact Chelsea don't have a clinical goalscorer and that Didier Drogba has not been properly replaced since his departure from Stamford Bridge in 2012.

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