For Jose Mourinho it’s always about the bigger picture.
And that’s surely why when he woke up this morning the Manchester United boss will have been far less depressed than many might think after seeing his stars lose again at Stamford Bridge.
Because in his own way, Mourinho will compute the narrow FA Cup defeat at Chelsea as a moral victory.
Okay, United lost and their season is now all about making the Champions League next season.
But in the darkness of defeat to his former club – and the taunts