Have you ever heard of Bodo/Glimt? Well, know that this humble club in a city of 52,000, in icy northern Norway, has inflicted the biggest defeat ever by a side coached by Jose Mourinho. Believe me: this Thursday in the third round of the conference league, Roma lost 6-1 For this team, which you may have just met.
According to data from Opta Statistics Center, Jose Mourinho has never seen, in his 1,008 matches in his 20 years as a coach, his side conceded six goals.. This did not happen in Benfica, Leiria, Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Real Madrid, Manchester United and Tottenham. But this Thursday happened with Rome.
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Jose Mourinho faces Bodo/Glimt’s humble players celebration: Roma crushed 6-1 as coach suffers his biggest defeat – Image: NTB via REUTERS
The Portuguese coach chose the reserve. Of the team that lost to Juventus last weekend, only goalkeeper Rui Patricio and Brazilian defender Ibanez started in Norway. Pellegrini, Tammy Abraham, Mkhitaryan, Kristanti and Shumorodov entered the second half. But they did not avoid embarrassment.
Roma finished the game only six times, twice in the goal. Bodo/Glimt led 2-0 with Eric Bothem and Patrick Berg, and Spaniard Carles Perez dropped in the first stage. But the homeowners’ tour ends in the second stage. Botheim did again, first Solbakken twice, and Pellegrino hoped the unthinkable: 6-1 for the Norwegians.
Cold and artificial turf were Rome’s enemies at Bodo. The thermometers were placed on the second place before kick-off. On the eve of the match, the athletes went to the Aspmyra Stadion, under snow and high winds, and defender Gianluca Mancini was caught in the following fury:
“We only need to come here because of our mistake. Mancini declared, on the eve of the match, that it was punishment for the dirty tournament we played last year.
Mourinho: ‘It’s all my fault’
In an interview with “Sky Sports” after the match, Mourinho rested his players and took responsibility for the historic result.
“It is my fault. I am the one who decided to play with this team,” the Portuguese declared.
– I did it with good intentions: to give a chance to those who work hard and do not play much, and on the other hand, so that those who always play may rest and avoid the artificial pitch in these weather conditions. We lost to a team with a higher quality than us: our team that started the match was inferior to Bodou – repeated the coach.
Bodo/Glimt, who won her first Norwegian title last season, leads Group C League Conference, now with seven points. Roma came in second place with six players. CSKA Sofia and Zorya are still playing on Thursday.
fourth in Italian Championship, Roma will face the leader Napoli on Sunday, at the Stadio Olimpico, at 13:00 (GMT).
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