MOTD3: Best managerial excuses

Jose Mourinho said the ball boys played a role in Chelsea's 2-1 defeat by Newcastle.

The Match of the Day 3 panel of Asmir Begovic, John Hartson and Thomas Hitzlsperger discuss the best excuses they have come across in their careers.

Also up for discussion is the disruption caused by Nemanja Matic's absence in the Chelsea midfield and QPR's home form at Loftus Road.

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