Premier League: Jose Mourinho ‘not prepared to debate’ Tottenham Hotspur’s behavior of losing early benefit
London: Jose Mourinho refuses to be drawn on why Tottenham have developed the pricey behavior of squandering leads, which has put them in grave hazard of lacking out on subsequent season’s Champions League.
The supervisor’s job might relaxation on whether or not Spurs qualify for Europe’s premier membership competitors, even when they beat Manchester Metropolis within the League Cup ultimate on 25 April.
Tottenham, who haven’t gained a trophy since 2008, go into Friday’s Premier League conflict at Everton six factors behind of fourth-placed West Ham.
The three-1 defeat to Manchester United on Sunday, the place Spurs squandered a first-half benefit, took their tally to 18 factors dropped after being within the lead — second solely to Brighton’s 20 factors within the Premier League.
Mourinho stated he was not ready to share his ideas on the explanations behind his staff’s continued capitulations.
“I do know why it occurred and I do know additionally which you can have a look at it in a special perspective,” he advised reporters on Thursday. “A staff that begins matches nicely and begins profitable matches means one thing constructive.
“However I agree with you within the sense that should you’re in profitable positions and also you lose factors from profitable positions, there are additionally detrimental issues facet by facet to it.”
Nevertheless, Mourinho stated he wouldn’t be sharing his ideas on why Tottenham have been incapable of holding onto their leads.
“I feel it has to do with a few of our qualities as a staff however I am not prepared to debate with you,” he stated.
Pressed on when he can be prepared to share his ideas, the 58-year-old Portuguese replied: “Perhaps by no means.”
Mourinho’s facet are a degree higher off than Everton however he believes the outcome won’t resolve something, even when defeat on Merseyside would show pricey.
“We’re very shut to one another however there are extra golf equipment round us,” he stated.
“There are some golf equipment with a couple of extra factors, some others with a couple of much less, however with nonetheless greater than 20 factors (to play for), I feel it is nonetheless open.”
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