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Jose Mourinho on defeat against Fiorentina, Falcao and Diego Costa's injury


Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho was satisfied with what he saw despite the Blues going down 1-0 to Fiorentina on Wednesday night.

It was Chelsea's last pre-season game of the summer as they will now prepare their Premier League opener against Swansea City.

Striker Diego Costa is an injury concern ahead of Sunday's match with the Portuguese coy about whether the Spain international would be fit for the game.

"I thank Fiorentina for the good training session because it was a competitive training session," Mourinho told reporters.

"The players that didn't play on Sunday played 60 minutes, for the others it was 30 minutes. Hopefully there were no injuries.

"We have the real football on Saturday and today we couldn't face this game in another way.

"We got competitive minutes against a good team who played for a result and gave us a very good training session. It's a long season with 10 months of competition, and I'm happy with where we are.

"[Injuries?] I won't risk my reputation again. You asked me before last weekend and I told you he [Diego Costa] was ready to play. He wasn't.

"I don't know. I don't risk saying yes, and I don't risk saying no. On Friday at the next press conference I think I will tell you again that I don't know.

"He [Falcao] is very good for the situation – Copa America, holidays, one week of training sessions, not the three weeks the others have had, and minutes in different matches.

"Today I took him off in his best moment of the game. I am very happy with his evolution."

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