Jose keen to move on from Bradford debacle

Manager Jose Mourinho says the motivation of being one game away from Wembley when they face Liverpool will ensure Chelsea move on from the humiliating defeat against Bradford City.

The Blues were 2-0 up against the League One side in the FA Cup fourth-round tie at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, but lost an incredible game 4-2.

Mourinho said Liverpool’s visit for the second leg of the Capital One Cup semi-final on Tuesday means there is no time to dwell on the defeat.

“We need to forget this,” the Portuguese said. “It’s the good thing about playing consecutive matches without many days in between.

“It’s the good thing that, when you lose, you have to focus immediately on the next game.

“You don’t have a lot of time to be moaning or analysing what happened in the bad one. Let’s move and let’s think about the next one.”

Eden Hazard’s coolly taken penalty earned a draw at Anfield in last week’s first leg, but Chelsea had to withstand a great deal of pressure to hang on to a draw after Raheem’s Sterling’s second-half strike drew the hosts level.

Mourinho added: “We are one victory away from playing a final. The next game is the most important one.

“We don’t go to Wembley to play the FA Cup final. The FA Cup is finished for us. To go there – and I think that should mean a lot to everyone – the last chance we have is this one, to play there in the Capital One Cup final.”

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