Michael Calvin for The Independent:
Kurt Zouma was made to look lightweight by Jon Stead and James Hanson, while John Obi Mikel’s weakness as a defensive shield was more marked than ever. Loïc Rémy was utterly anonymous, a poor foil to Didier Drogba who, at 36, is no longer protected by the force field of his reputation. “The good thing about playing consecutive matches without many days in between is that when you lose you have to focus immediately on the next game,” Mourinho said. “There’s not a lot of time to be moaning or analysing the bad one, so let’s move on.