Jose Mourinho is left annoyed by Tottenham’s lack of ability to ‘kill the sport’ as Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg questions his facet’s ‘bravery’ after giving up ANOTHER profitable place in draw with Fulham
‘Very disappointing,’ stated Hojbjerg after a late equaliser by Ivan Cavaleiro earned Fulham a draw at White Hart Lane. ‘We need to do higher in a few features of the sport. More bravery, extra focus when it comes to organising the crew and being stable as a crew.
‘That doesn’t suggest you need to stand in your personal field and defend, it means the crew is compact, the crew is shut to one another. I had an opportunity, I needed to rating. There are many particulars we have now to do higher.
Jose Mourinho was left ruing Tottenham’s missed possibilities of their draw with Fulham at house
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg questioned his facet’s bravery as they misplaced floor within the Premier League
‘I’m pleased there’s a sport in three days once more so we are able to present a response, present we’re higher than this. We are able to go once more, and naturally heads are excessive.
‘There’s an extended technique to go. We’re nonetheless very bold. We’re nonetheless very stable and really hungry as a crew. We’ll preserve going.’
Mourinho added: ‘Three or 4 huge possibilities within the first half to have a unique consequence and the most important probability of the second half to kill the sport and go 2-0, however once more we conceded a objective that’s utterly avoidable.
‘I’ve to confess within the second half that they performed extra and so they tried, they needed to, however once more we did not kill the sport.
‘It is costing factors and plenty of instances it occurs within the final a part of the sport.
‘There are issues which are particular person – particular person qualities and particular person errors. Basically, I can’t say way more than that.’
A late equaliser by Ivan Cavaleiro earned Fulham a draw at White Hart Lane on Wednesday
Mourinho was not shocked to see Scott Parker discipline a powerful Fulham crew regardless of solely receiving affirmation of this fixture at 9.30am on Monday. Aleksandar Mitrovic was the one notable absentee.
Tottenham ought to have performed at Aston Villa however Villa have a Covid outbreak and the Premier League rearranged the sport in opposition to Fulham, which was postponed final month, when Parker’s crew had been struck down by the virus.
‘I actually imagine and I’ve to imagine that we’re coping with trustworthy individuals at Fulham,’ stated the Spurs boss. ‘Of course they’d issues and naturally the rationale we did not play the sport once we ought to have, there have been causes.
‘The motive they didn’t need to play tonight is a unique query. But within the soccer world it is rather tough to maintain secrets and techniques, any individual is aware of any individual and tells any individual and we knew a number of days in the past they might be prepared. Mitrovic was not a Covid scenario, it is a small damage.’
Mourinho claimed on the eve of the sport Fulham ought to apologise for jeopardising the completion of the Premier League in the event that they fielded a powerful crew after complaining in regards to the fixture.
‘I haven’t got to apologise for something,’ stated Parker. ‘I’m very happy with this crew in any case we have been by way of.’