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The holiday season takes its toll; when owners turn on their teams

Samuel Eto'o (right), Willian and their Chelsea teammates are dealing with a brutal holiday schedule.

Samuel Eto'o (right), Willian and their Chelsea teammates are dealing with a brutal holiday schedule.

Thank goodness for that. Some managers like Mourinho do claim to see everything coming (though his teams rarely lose 6-0). Yet it begs the question: if Muelensteen had seen it coming and his team had still lost, 6-0, would he be a better coach or a worse one?

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