Pardew wants to emulate Mourinho home record

Chelsea did not lose at home in the Premier League under Jose Mourinho, for whom three of the five defeats he has suffered at home in the last decade have been to Barcelona.

“I just wanted to get my head round their incredible record at home under Mourinho. They must have gone two-and-a-half seasons without losing at home and José had done that at Porto before that. It wasn’t just about great players, there was obviously something else going on. I came away with a couple of things.”