Mourinho responded with typical bravado, directing three fingers at the fans who once adored him to signal the trio of Premier League titles he won across two spells in charge at Chelsea. He waited until after the quarterfinal to deliver another riposte to fans with short memories.
"They can call me what they want," Mourinho said. "Until the moment they have a manager that wins four Premier Leagues for them I am the No. 1 ... Judas is No. 1."