We thought Juan Mata was a little innocent soul until we saw him lose his cool after being substituted in the 53rd minute of Chelsea‘s 3-0 win over Southampton today.

Jose Mourinho hooked the Spanish midfielder for Oscar and Mata showed his frustration as he made his way onto the bench at St Mary’s:

The Chelsea boss said post-match that he never saw the reaction but understands the player’s unhappiness.

And Mourinho insisted his door is always open for players, like Mata, who may be disgruntled at their squad status.


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