Luis Suarez: I didn't understand Jose Mourinho's tactics

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The former Liverpool striker is still full of complaints about Chelsea's approach when the Blues came to Anfield last season.

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez is still full of complaints about Jose Mourinho's tactics when Chelsea visited Anfield last season.

Liverpool, who Suarez played for up until this summer, were in pole position to win the Premier League title and a 0-0 draw against the Blues would have sufficed if Brendan Rodgers' side went on to win the rest of their games.

But a typically attack-minded side went for the win against the Blues and Mourinho's men did their utmost to stifle the home side.

In the end, Chelsea left Merseyside with a 2-0 win and Liverpool infamously failed to win the league title for yet another year. 

“We knew that if they wanted to win the league – and people forget that they still had a chance to do that – they would have to play to win. For them to try to waste time when the draw was no good to them was something that I didn’t understand," Suarez wrote in his aptly named autobiography, Crossing the Line.

“The way that they seemed to be playing with the clock frustrated us. They tried to wind us up, I think, and we were drawn into that. ‘Come on, hurry up.’ We should not have been dragged in.

“Mourinho knew: if you waste time, if you break it up from the very start, they’re going to get frustrated, they’re going to play a bit more crazily, they’ll do anything. They pulled us out of our normal routine.”

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