Header Ads



Jose Mourinho: Tottenham need a good version of Alli, Bale is trying his best



  Tottenham Spurs manger "Jose Mourinho" suggested missing players were the reason his team's limp performance in their 1-0 defeat at home to Chelsea on Thursday.

  Jose singled out “a good Dele Alli that we have not had yet,” as well as the absent trio of Harry Kane their Striker, Giovani Lo Celso and Sergio Reguilon after his side were deservedly beaten by Thomas Tuchel’s squad. It was a record-setting defeated for jose Mourinho on a personal level. 

  However, while Jorginho’s penalty was the only goal of the match, Thomas's side could have scored more while Tottenham never looked like stressing Chelsea goalkeeper.

   "Reguilon means something for our attacking football,” Spurs manger said in his post-match press conference.

  “Harry Kane means a lot to our attacking football. Giovani Lo Celso means something and as well good Dele Alli that we have not had yet also means something to that.

  It also is about not having the players to make things happened. It is also about the confidence.” Carlos Vinicius started in attack with Son Heung-min and Steven Bergwijn supporting him.

   Erik Lamela and Lucas Moura came off the bench to try and make something happened but Jose Mourinho opted not to use Gareth Bale despite still having one substitution left at the end of the match.

  Asked about Bale, Jose said: "I'm doing my best. He is doing his best. Everybody is doing their best." In general, jose Mourinho admitted Blue were the better team in the first half but he felt his team deserved something from the contest. "The performance in the first half was inferior to Chelsea. They had the initiative and they had the ball. We were in very low positions. Said Jose;

   The reality of the first half is that with them being superior a penalty decided the game. "In the second half they were not superior and they had the low block. "I saw togetherness and it is not easy to show togetherness with bad results and with injuries. It is easy to see togetherness in good moments but I saw it in that second half.

   Jose Mourinho next fixtures

  • West Brom on Sunday
  • Including games against Manchester City and West Ham


Post a Comment