How Oscar became a Jose Mourinho favourite at Chelsea

Plenty of Chelsea players have rightly received credit for the Blues’ excellent opening to 2014/15, but after the 2-1 victory over QPR, Jose Mourinho didn’t highlight Cesc Fabregas’s creativity, Diego Costa’s goalscoring or Thibaut Courtois’ shot stopping. Instead, he concentrated on the work of Oscar.

The Brazilian got Chelsea up and running against QPR with his stupendous outside-of-the-boot opener, but his all-round game was also superb.

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