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Mourinho: Portugal can’t handle the big teams

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Yahoo Sports Global Football Ambassador José Mourinho has explained that Portugal’s 4-0 loss to Germany at the World Cup is just another in a line of disappointments for his home country.

Mourinho has cited previous tournaments where Portugal have done well until they have come up against a powerful side.

“If I go a bit back and I analyse the Portugal performances in the last appearances in World Cups and European Cups, Portugal doesn't get big results against the best teams," he said in his latest video you can watch above.

In the video he also gives his thoughts on Cristiano Ronaldo.

Mourinho also had some choice words for Pepe who he said was to blame for Germany's second goal even before his red card.

"The fact that is not even a Portuguese man, I think that should put even more pressure on him to behave in a certain way, which he didn't,” he said.

You can watch his thoughts on Pepe below.

‘Jose Mourinho is an exclusive analyst for Yahoo’s worldwide football coverage, is the only place to read all his expert opinions during the FIFA World Cup 2014.’

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