Instead, Inter struggled, winning, drawing and losing two games each and were forced to rely on results from other fixtures in order to make it through to the second round. However, it was at Inter Milan that it all came together for him and perhaps where, he was at his very best. Nicht nur das 0:2 in der Champions League gegen Inter Mailand galt es zu bewerten, auch die Gerüchte rund um eine mögliche Verpflichtung von José Mourinho. Their second-highest goalscorer that season was an 18-year-old Mario Balotelli, who had struck 10 times. Inter went two goals to the good and for the first time in 45 years, the big ears were set to return to the blue-and-black side of Milan. In addition to Eto’o, Diego Milito was signed from Genoa to be the more direct replacement in attack and become the side’s primary goalscorer. The 2010 UEFA Champions League Final was an association football match played at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, home of Real Madrid, on Saturday, 22 May 2010, to determine the winners of the 2009–10 UEFA Champions League.It was the first Champions League final to be played on a Saturday, rather than the traditional Wednesday. This run included successes over Napoli, Genoa, Fiorentina and a 4-0 success over AC Milan to claim local bragging rights. Mourinho celebrates Inter Milan's Champions League triumph back in 2010 in Madrid Credit: AFP. Zanetti and other well-travelled stars like Motta, Maicon, Cambiasso and Eto’o and this was a collective group that had seen the lot in the game and were hungry for more. had won 3-1 and it was all down to aspects they had been all too familiar with since Mourinho took over: discipline, organisation, speed of transitions and effectiveness. With 10 men playing against 11 and a partisan atmosphere, Mourinho wanted to bring some confidence back to his players and more importantly, back to himself. Mourinho stunned European football when he led Porto to the Champions … A Supercoppa Italiana, a Club World Cup - the latter won thanks to the success of the previous season - and a Coppa Italia are the only trophies that the Nerazzurri have brought home since then. Mourinho's Inter reach Champions League final Barcelona 1 Inter Milan 0 (Inter Milan win 3-2 on aggregate) Kaká 70 [million euros – his transfer fee to Real Madrid that summer], Cristiano Ronaldo 96. After taking Porto to new heights, breaking records with an aspiring Chelsea team, cracking the code in Spain with Real Madrid and bring Europe’s second-tier trophy to Manchester United for the first time, Mourinho guarantees success. That was, however, for another time and all attentions went towards beating his former boss, Louis van Gaal. Philosophy has always been relatable for Mourinho, and in the fashion capital of the world, the case was strong. They did well to reach the final of the Europa League last term, but they lost that to Sevilla. Being the sole creator, the stage was set for Sneijder and he was given all the freedom in midfield to create chances at will for Milito. Inter Milan would be his next destination. Despite scoring 86 goals across all competitions – 70 of which came in the league (the most) – they mainly had to rely on Ibrahimovi. One of Mourinho’s greatest achievements and his second Champions League triumph. © Diciembre After a 0-0 draw in the first leg in Milan, the second match at Old Trafford was a comfortable 2-0 win for the home side, with Nemanja Vidić and Cristiano Ronaldo scoring early in each half to knock the Italian champions out. Der ehemalige United-Coach könnte nun aber zu einem anderen Ex-Verein zurückkehren. The eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland meant that a massive ash cloud disrupted European air travel. Vor dem Champions-League-Finale gegen Bayern München hat Inter Mailands Trainer Jose Mourinho die Stimmung mit seinen Wechselabsichten zu Real Madrid deutlich angeheitzt. It was here that Mourinho, Moratti and Inter got a harsh reality check. However, it was at Inter Milan that it all came together for him and perhaps where, he was at his very best. Although the Italian boss was doing a decent job, the prospect of bringing in Mourinho, his tactical nous, European pedigree and overall fanfare was an opportunity too difficult to ignore. , the full-backs, Zanetti and Maicon had the freedom to go and join the attack and with Mourinho being a perfectionist at organising the defensive aspect of a game, he would face little trouble knowing the qualities of his players. With a good squad filled with experience and featuring the likes of Patrick Viera, Esteban Cambiasso, Zlatan Ibrahimovi. This was arguably the finest win in Mourinho’s career. Ever so insistent on seeing his wingers track back and perform duties on the defensive side of the game as well, Pandev and Eto’o were brilliant on the sides and contributed heavily on either half. The run was now three-fold for Inter. But with the Portuguese's exit the following year to Real Madrid, something broke. Several times, Mourinho has ended a stint at a club on a sour note, but that wasn’t the case here – this had silverware and pure loyalty, allowing him to succeed in full. The second-leg brought out the war of words. Carrying on from where they stopped in the previous season, the Nerazzuri were untouchable in the league, winning 14 of their first 19 league games of the season. What Ibrahimović couldn’t see was that change was set to take place and there was massive interest from Mourinho and Moratti to adjust their position and make Inter a superpower. The San Siro outfit were given a fairly easy group with Panathinaikos, Werder Bremen and Cypriot side, Anorthosis, and given Mourinho’s European record, one would’ve expected Inter to steamroll through the first stage and send out a statement. They returned to Europe's premier event for the first time in seven years in 2018/19, but in the three seasons that have followed they have exited at the group stage each time. For Barcelona it’s an obsession… It’s an obsession you can see and feel. Mourinho had worked at Barcelona under Sir Bobby Robson and Louis van Gaal, so it only seemed right that he would be given the top job when the time came. Es war Mourinhos 2. Inter’s best outlet in front of goal had gone, thinking that he had a greater chance of winning the Champions League. In Serie A, fortunately, their form picked up. Always moving, always instructing, and even going over to Guardiola’s touchline to share a few words when the latter was in conversation with, By the end, there was a dramatic finale. In the second-half, Milito closed the curtains on Bayern’s hopes. While there were several legendary names amongst the side, many of them were ageing and were unable to fully convey what Mourinho expected of them. This often forced Mourinho to tweak his set-up, switching between his favoured 4-2-3-1 and a 4-3-1-2, with the emphasis being on the defensive side of things. This year they were dealt a tough hand with a group containing Real Madrid, Borussia Monchengladbach and Shakhtar Donetsk. At the time of Mourinho’s appointment, they had won the Scudetto in the previous two seasons under the tutelage of Roberto Mancini. Despite scoring 86 goals across all competitions – 70 of which came in the league (the most) – they mainly had to rely on Ibrahimović, who scored 29 of those goals (33.7%). While they were flying in Serie A, the Nerazzuri were stuttering in the Champions League – the very competition President Moratti had been so eager to excel in when he hired Mourinho. And we know of course the way of their building-up, going with Dani Alves and Maxwell forward really, really wide and leaving lots of spaces.”. Always moving, always instructing, and even going over to Guardiola’s touchline to share a few words when the latter was in conversation with Ibrahimović. The first leg took place at San Siro and his side secured … Mourinho suggested the day after Inter’s Champions League success at the Bernabeu that he would remain in Madrid to coach Real and after agreeing … But he didn’t, and that led to him taking the role at Inter Milan. "We've got to analyse things with a clear head. “Did you read any philosopher? The chance to become a top-tier manager arrived in September 2000 when Mourinho moved up from his role as assistant manager at Benfica to replace manager Jupp Heynckes after the fourth week of the Primeira Liga. Jose Mourinho wrote his name into the history books as Diego Milito inspired Inter Milan to Champions League glory against Bayern Munich at the Bernabeu. If you don't score, you don't win. Mourinho said he didn't give Ibra any particular advice for the continuation of his career. Diego Milito's brace put 45 years of hurt to bed and saw Jose Mourinho's side end the campaign with an historic treble: the Scudetto, the Coppa Italia and the Champions League. They spoke about the respect they had for each other before the game and appreciated the work they had done to reach this point. Both manager and President recognised that their side wasn’t good enough to challenge the higher elite in European football and were keen on ringing change in the summer transfer window. All Rights Reserved. The awkward scheduling meant that the two sides met in the first-leg of the semi-final in February, before completing the tie two months later in April. At the end of August 2018, following a 3-0 defeat of Manchester United at home to Tottenham Hotspur, a frustrated José Mourinho quoted the German philosopher, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, in defence of himself when asked whether he was still one of the world’s great managers. It was a victory for organisation, discipline and tactical expertise over what many considered to be a purer approach. After taking Porto to new heights, breaking records with an aspiring Chelsea team, cracking the code in Spain with Real Madrid and bring Europe’s second-tier trophy to Manchester United for the first time, Mourinho guarantees success. Barcelona, arguably the best club side in the world at the time, were in top form. The dreams of a treble were huge and having got a grip domestically, all attentions turned to Europe, where they would face their toughest challenge. Mourinho had worked at Barcelona under Sir Bobby Robson and Louis van Gaal, so it only seemed right that he would be given the top job when the time came. Herrera was the last Inter manager to win the European Cup in 1965 and Moratti, since taking over in 1995, had spent big money trying to recreate those glorious days but it was all to no avail. In a good deal, Samuel Eto’o moved the other way, and this was a trade that impressed Mourinho as he added a versatile replacement and got a few extra million in the transfer kitty. The second and third goals for Inter that evening, scored by Maicon and Milito, was exactly what Mourinho had been talking about before the match. Jose Mourinho achieved his latest European masterstroke as 10-man Inter Milan reached their first UEFA Champions League final despite a 1-0 semi-final second-leg defeat at Barcelona. Jose Mourinho won the Europa League with Manchester United in 2016 (Nick Potts/PA) Mourinho believes the sporting integrity of the competition comes into … Placed in a more difficult group this time around with the defending champions Barcelona, and far away Eastern European outfits, Dynamo Kyiv of Ukraine and Rubin Kazan of Russia, Inter would face difficulty once more. Inter’s victory over Barcelona was Mourinho getting one over on Guardiola. Saat disebutkan Inter Milan bakal bermain di grup B Liga Champions musim ini, ada sedikit nada optimisme bahwa kali ini bisa lolos ke babak 16 besar. "Maybe we just weren't ready to deal with the jump in quality," he said. That pressure was further added to when Motta was sent off just before the half-hour mark in a bizarre situation involving him and Sergio Busquests, who theatrically went to ground. In the first leg of the tie at the San Siro, Mourinho deployed a 4-3-1-2, with Milito and Eto’o being supported by Sneijder in the free role, as Motta, Cambiasso and Stankovi. Inter’s manager Jose Mourinho holds the trophy following their 2010 Champions League final victory against Bayern Munich in Madrid. Up top, there seemed to have been an over-reliance on Ibrahimović’s goals, with the team seemingly bereft of ideas without their key man. Figo went into retirement, Viera moved back to England to join the gleaming project at Manchester City, Burdisso was loaned out to Roma while Mancini stayed in Milan, swapping blue for red and going to AC Milan on a temporary deal. There were unprecedented scenes on Tuesday when both teams walked off the pitch during their Champions League group stage clash due to an alleged racist incident. There were also the arrivals of the centre-back Lúcio and the playmaker Wesley Sneijder. Not only had he planned and executed it to perfection, he had one foot in the Champions League final having beaten the favourites. Van Gaal had the top job while Mourinho was his interpreter. Vor zehn Jahren ereignete sich ein denkwürdiges Spiel in der Champions League. Diego Milito 's … Much of his last few months at Old Trafford were spent defending himself. When President Moratti hired Mourinho, he aimed at replicating the success the great Helenio Herrera brought to the club, and the Portuguese obliged. Focusing mainly on getting the Blues on the counter, it was the speed of Inter’s transitions as Eto’o and Maicon proved to be crucial in adjusting from their defensive phase to a threatening 4-3-3 when they rapidly attacked. After all, he was still only 44-years-old and had one Champions League title, four league titles, one UEFA Cup victory and four cup successes in two different countries – he was silverware guaranteed. In typical Italian fashion, Inter were astute, hardly giving the home side a chance and came back from the English capital with a good result. The Champions League-winning side still have a WhatsApp group together, and players have observed that their old manager is the most active person in it. Mourinho’s next job took him to Italy and Inter, where he experienced a last 16 Champions League exit to Manchester United in 2008/09. To support their defensive frailties, Lúcio, the experience Brazilian centre-half was brought in as Inter wanted to prevent injury issues from haunting them, like the previous campaign. Nach SPORT BILD-Informationen ist José Mourinho (56) ein Kandidat für die Nachfolge von Lucien Favre (61/Vertrag bis 2021), wenn der Schweizer den BVB nicht wieder in die Erfolgsspur führt.Gut für Gerard Pique's late strike proved insufficient for Barcelona as a Jose Mourinho-inspired Inter Milan held out for more than an hour with 10 men to seal their passage to … Jose Mourinho has hailed the Champions League walk-out involving PSG and Istanbul Basaksehir as 'iconic' in the fight against racism. The season was, however, rather disappointing with Inter having suffered defeat at the hands of Sampdoria in the semi-final of the Coppa Italia, meaning that they would end the season with just one major trophy and an overall feeling of dissatisfaction. With lofty ambitions and another Serie A title in the cabinet, Moratti had made the right call in the following summer. Barcelona’s free-flowing, super-controlled passing game which put an emphasis on pressing and attacking was set to be battled by Inter and Mourinho’s world-famous pragmatism – the sort that had won the manager trophies in three different countries. Under fire at a club that demands success, the Portuguese managers methods at Manchester United were often criticised, but it was clear that it wasn’t his reputation that was ever in doubt. Der Abgang des Startrainers schien eine schwere In between European knockout games, Inter’s domestic form suffered. For Mourinho, strong foundations have always been a blueprint of his teams. Chelsea, Mourinho’s former club, who were now coached by Carlo Ancelotti, were drawn against Inter. In attack, Goran Pandev was brought in from Lazio to add more grit and persistence down the wings, while Wesley Sneijder, whose career was stalling at Real Madrid, was the cream of the crop that summer and his acquisition lit up most eyes. The semi-final in the Champions League was a shot at a small piece of redemption. This resulted in flights around the region being cancelled, and that saw Barcelona make the 14-hour journey to Italy via coach. Their recent history in the competition is perhaps the most painful. volcano in Iceland meant that a massive ash cloud disrupted European air travel. Gerard Piqué scored six minutes of time to send tensions rising in the Inter camp and expectations in Barcelona’s. Once again, it was Mourinho’s famous pragmatic philosophy that had worked wonders. Mourinho's Inter Milan faced Barcelona for a spot in the Champions League final. Both managers worked together at Barcelona. In the cup, Fiorentina were easily dispatched. With the final to be hosted in Madrid at Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, Barcelona had a once-in-a-lifetime chance to win the one prize their esteemed rivals adored the most in their very home. Mancini, too, was a seemingly a squad player with several of his minutes on the pitch coming off the bench. Although the Italian boss was doing a decent job, the prospect of bringing in Mourinho, his tactical nous, European pedigree and overall fanfare was an opportunity too difficult to ignore. Maybe he just solely wanted to remind everyone how good he was and can be. Gerard Piqué scored six minutes of time to send tensions rising in the Inter camp and expectations in Barcelona’s. Mit dem Gewinn des Triples unter Jose Mourinho war Inter Mailand am Ziel aller Träume. were untouchable in the league, winning 14 of their first 19 league games of the season. They won the first leg at the San Siro 1-0, with the goal coming from a rapid transition from defence to attack that was orchestrated by Cambiasso and finished by Milito. The team recognised that they would have very little of possession, very few opportunities to get forward and would be left frustrated by Barcelona’s persistent passing. Both manager and President recognised that their side wasn’t good enough to challenge the higher elite in European football and were keen on ringing change in the summer transfer window. Before the final in Madrid, speculation was rife that no matter what happened in the match against Bayern Munich, Mourinho was set to stay in the Spanish capital and take the job at Real Madrid. He has always been a rebel, always been a winner, and his time at Inter Milan was the perfect embodiment of José Mourinho the man and the manager. That pressure was further added to when Motta was sent off just before the half-hour mark in a bizarre situation involving him and Sergio Busquests, who theatrically went to ground. Inter unveiled the season losing the Supercoppa Italiana, due to a 2–1 knockout against Lazio. Milito set Inter on their way against the run of play with a clipped finish. But Achraf Hakimi, Romelu Lukaku, Alexis Sanchez, Christian Eriksen, Arturo Vidal, Nicolo Barella and Stefano Sensi have not helped them conquer their curse, one that still stands from the days of Mourinho. But it’s one thing to follow a dream and another to follow an obsession. The 2-0 aggregate success opened Inter’s path to the final, where it was Roma once again. Man Utd would have been Premier League champions if City played by the rules, insists Mourinho’s former assistant. It was in Europe where they were worrying again. josè mourinho...funny celebrations in Inter...cry in Madrid and celebrations in Serie A, Champions League....thanks JOSE'!!! Champions League final 2010: When Jose Mourinho and Inter Milan ruled the world 22 May 2010: Diego Milito’s brace sealed a 2-0 victory over Bayern Munich in … Der Trainer von Inter Mailand zeigt sich vor dem Champions-League-Finale beeindruckt von der Leistung des deutschen Rekordmeisters. It was just Muntari who had proven to be a solid signing and was a trusted member of the squad. None of them have won Serie A either. Legendary former Inter manager Jose Mourinho has revealed that he was really happy during his time as Inter manager and would not have left the club had he gotten back on the bus with the team after winning the Champions League. Jose Mourinho would be welcomed back to Inter Milan, according to the club's former owner Massimo Moratti. Pasalnya, di atas kertas, Inter Milan tergabung dengan grup lebih mudah dibanding … Es war das Halbfinal-Rückspiel. Startrainer Jose Mourinho hat verraten, dass er sich bereits vor Anpfiff des Champions-League-Finals 2010 mit Inter Mailand gegen Bayern München sicher war, zu triumphieren. In conversation with The Coaches’ Voice, Mourinho revealed his plan of getting a result and ensuring Barcelona have little to no chance when they returned to Spain for the second leg: “Obviously the strategy to try to hurt them was in our attacking transition, the moment we recover the ball. Long read: Inter Milan’s sensational two-legged victory over Barcelona in the 2009/10 Champions League semi-finals was a historically compelling clash between one philosophy on …