Chelsea's Mourinho considers formation change after poor start

BY foxsports • August 22, 2015

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has named seven players whose form he is not happy with and revealed he is considering a change of formation.

After their worst start to a Premier League campaign for 17 years, the champions head to West Brom on Sunday still looking for their first win after a 2-2 draw at home to Swansea and a 3-0 loss at Manchester City.

And Mourinho has revealed he is not happy with anyone - least of all himself.

"We have one point from two matches," said Mourinho. "I'm not happy at all.

"I'm not happy with anyone. I'm not happy with (Branislav) Ivanovic's form, (Gary) Cahill, John (Terry), Azpi (Cesar Azpilicueta), Eden (Hazard), (Cesc) Fabregas, (Nemanja) Matic.

"But, for me, the first thing is I'm not happy with my form, because I used to get better results than I'm getting. This is the start of everything."

Terry is likely to start at West Brom despite having been taken off at half-time against City, but Mourinho said the Blues captain was withdrawn due to his lack of pace and on Friday the manager revealed he may utilise quicker defenders and different formations more often.

"When you have strikers like we have, why not play with two strikers?" he said.

"When you have fast people like (Kurt) Zouma, (Cesar) Azpilicueta, why not play with three defenders? And now we are having time to do that because we have a week between games, so we are thinking about that."

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