Big Match

For Rodgers, lightning Jose can strike twice

Mourinho's Spurs could end his Leicester's run, like Chelsea checked his Reds in 2014

Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho (centre) talks to his players during a match in London on July 6, 2020.
Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho (centre) talks to his players during a match in London on July 6, 2020. PHOTO: EPA-EFE

It was a tale of two Cities. Liverpool were already looking runaway leaders but Manchester City and Leicester City swopped second place.

That was autumn, during a spell when Brendan Rodgers' team won 12 of 14 league games and Leicester threatened to upset football's established order again.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 18, 2020, with the headline 'For Rodgers, lightning Jose can strike twice'. Print Edition | Subscribe