Finally...The BLUE has Been Defeated by THe Red DeVils

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Jose Mourinho praised Manchester United for the backs-to-the-wall performance which ended Chelsea's 40-game unbeaten run - then immediately dismissed any chance of the Barclays Premiership title returning to Old Trafford.

After one of the most turbulent weeks of his entire 19-year reign as United boss, Sir Alex Ferguson saw his side overcome the champions in thrilling fashion as Darren Fletcher's looping first-half header gave the hosts a famous 1-0 win.
Even Roy Keane, who castigated Fletcher in his infamous, unseen MUTV interview earlier this week, stood up and applauded as the Scot found the net.
It was no laughing matter for Mourinho, whose side were suffering only their second league defeat of his time at Stamford Bridge and, following their midweek Champions League mishap at Real Betis, their second loss on the trot.
But the Chelsea coach remains unperturbed by a result which leaves them just six points ahead of second-placed Wigan - who also have a game in hand - and 10 above United, who have jumped into third.
'I finished the game in Seville with a very bad taste but I am proud of my players and not afraid of the future,' said Mourinho.
'I am not happy because we have lost, but I am proud of the team because they deserved to win.
'Manchester United defended with great spirit and a lot of effort and their future is only looking better for them now.
'But they are not good enough to be champions, only to finish closer to us and not drop quite so many points.
'There is still more pressure on them than there is us and if you asked them if they wanted to change positions with us, they would do so in a moment.'
Chelsea certainly had the chances to preserve their unbeaten record but Edwin van der Sar produced two excellent stops to deny Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard before Asier del Horno blazed an eight-yard volley over the bar 20 minutes from time.
And, backed by the ear-busting support of 67,000 desperate fans, United repelled the visitors' late onslaught to record their first Premiership home win since August.

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