Mourinho's comments came after the Blues shook off a tough QPR side to win 2-1 on Saturday afternoon. In an interview with talkSPORT, the Chelsea boss claimed it was like "playing in an empty stadium."
This isn't a rare outburst from The Special One, though; in his time at Inter and Madrid he was known for making similar statements, but was he right to?
From a personal point of view, I agree. It's been the case for a few seasons now and unfortunately that's the future of the game we love.
As a season ticket holder, I take my seat every week in the East Stand - those of you who have been to games over the years will know that the East Stand is not renowned for its atmosphere, and it drives me crazy. "East Stand, give us a song, East stand, East Stand give us a song!"...
I'm constantly surrounded by people who rarely talk about the game they're watching, or even show any sort of knowledge regarding Chelsea Football Club; my favourite from the last couple of seasons came from a guy in the row behind me, who asked his friend: 'Who's that number eight for Chelsea?'
It's not every game, of course; particularly European nights at the Bridge are fairly special. It just seems that with games on par with Saturday's fixture, people feel the result is a given and there isn't enough support for the team. The quieter periods of the game make it extremely difficult to enjoy the experience of being at a football match.
The sad reality is, as much of today's Twitter talk has suggested, Premier League stadiums are often filled with tourists and 'glory hunters'. I think it's fair to say that the club themselves need to take some of the blame for the occasional absence of an atmosphere as ticket prices seem increasingly ridiculous.
In an interview with BBC Sport, Chelsea Supporters' Trust Chairman, Tim Rolls, suggested that the fans likely to make the most noise are the ones who can't afford to get in.
"It's unrealistic to expect 18-19 year-olds on minimum wage to come to Stamford Bridge or any other Premier League ground - this isn't just at Chelsea, it's an issue across the board" said Rolls.
Without lower ticket prices, we will see an increasing amount of tourists and 'plastic fans' because that's the direction that football is heading in. People would rather watch from the comfort of their own homes than pay farcical prices to have their view impaired by the abnormally tall fella' in front.
Mourinho's comments have sparked a debate across the world of football fan culture, and rightly so. It's about time something changed, because sooner or later the real football fans will become the minority.
What are your thoughts?