Football fans might think Jose Mourinho isn’t the manager he once was, but he’s still breaking records.
He is no longer in the Premier League after stints at Chelsea, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur, but he still remains so relevant in Italy with Roma.
Mourinho is back to loving managerial life in Rome
The 58-year-old always relishes new challenges and Stadio Olimpico has already made an impact.
Capital club Roma sit in fourth place in Serie A after seven games, with five wins and two losses, while summer signing Tammy Abraham has scored two goals and two assists during that span.
And Giallorossi’s recent 2-0 win over Empoli, thanks to goals from Lorenzo Pellegrini and Henrikh Mkitaryan, extended Mourinho’s unbeaten streak at home in Serie A to 42 appearances.
The record includes his time at Inter Milan but is hugely impressive nonetheless.
Mourinho led his Roma side to victory over Empoli this weekend
Pellegrini scored in the 2-0 win and Abraham joined in his celebration
Special One’s streak beats Massimiliano Allegri’s two-year unbeaten streak in his first stint at Juventus, from September 2015 to September 2017.
Mourinho holds the same Premier League record having not lost in 78 home games to Chelsea between 2004 and 2007, where he won back-to-back league titles.
It’s an accomplishment that has been one of the highlights of Mourinho’s managerial career.
This impressive track record is due to his pragmatism and helped him achieve unprecedented success in England upon his arrival.
Mourinho will want to extend his new unbeaten record as he tries to write a new chapter in his historic career
His tough times at Tottenham may have made it seem like his time at the top of football was coming to an end.
But he says it’s not the end of an era for Mourinho.
His new record shows that he still has the prowess to succeed in Rome.
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