It was one of those evenings for Chelsea on Saturday, with the Premier League leaders enduring a rare off day on the road at Sunderland.
The Blues never really got going and will be pleased to have left the Stadium of Light with their unbeaten record still intact and a commanding lead at the top of the table cemented.
Jose Mourinho will be demanding more in their next outing, though, and will perhaps be expecting more from himself.
The Portuguese is a coach who likes to lead by example, kick every ball on the touchline and occasionally set off down it in knee-sliding, chest-thumping homage to the efforts of those on the field.
He appeared rather subdued on Wearside, though, with his opposite number, Gus Poyet, putting in more of a theatrical display as his side frustrated the men from Stamford Bridge and collected a well-deserved point from a goalless draw.