Jose Mourinho held emergency staff meeting on Stamford Bridge pitch

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Jose Mourinho took his coaching staff on the Stamford Bridge pitch for an emergency meeting after the defeat against Liverpool today.

Ramires had given the Blues the lead early on, however a brace from Philippe Coutinho and a late Christian Benteke strike sealed Jurgen Klopp's first three points as Liverpool manager.

The result heaps the pressure on Jose Mourinho, who is fighting to keep hold of his job after his side's sixth defeat of the Premier League season that leaves them with just 11 points from 11 games.

The Special One, whose post-match interview with BT Sport, in which he repeated he had 'nothing to say' 11 times, lasted just 55 seconds, after which he took his coaching staff on the pitch.

It was speculated that the meeting was Mourinho saying goodbye to his coaches before walking away from his job at Chelsea, although that is entirely unsubstantiated at the moment.

Mourinho did say after the game that he was confident that he was not under pressure from the board, breaking from his repeated answer to say 'no' when quizzed if he could lose his job.

Today's loss leaves Chelsea in 15th place before the 3pm games kick-off, and they could tumble lower, however the board including owner Roman Abramovich have already pledged their support to the former Real Madrid boss.

Mourinho, who guided Chelsea to the Premier League title last season, has overseen 6 defeats in his first 11 games. Liverpool meanwhile are up to 7th with 17 points after their victory.

Check out the video of Mourinho's pitchside meeting below:

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