Jose Mourinho masterminded a superb Chelsea 1-0 win at Eastlands on Monday night, with not a single bus being parked in the process of stopping Manchester City from scoring at home for the first time in 62 games.
However, The Special One may not have been the sole catalyst for the Special Victory: in his post-match press conference, the Portuguese manager revealed that it was team massuer Billy McCulloch who gave a rousing half time team talk:
"It was Billy the masseur that spoke to the team. Seriously. He was screaming so much in his Scottish that I didn't understand."
Mourinho then proceeded to do an impression of a Scottish accent that sounded more like a Labrador drunk on gin, before insisting that the last time he spoke to his players was at lunch.
So there you have it. Manuel Pellegrini's side were bested by a man described as Chelsea's "unofficial morale officer." Here's how he inspires confidence when he's not rubbing down millionaires' thighs:
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