‘Soccer occurred’: Jose Mourinho takes philosophical view on Tottenham’s collapse from three-goal lead to attract with West Ham
- Tottenham blew a 3-0 result in solely draw with a resilient West Ham on Sunday
- Spurs stormed into the lead after 50 seconds and had three by quarter-hour
- Nevertheless, regardless of Gareth Bale approaching, the Hammers made a late fight-back
- Jose Mourinho was pissed off by the defeat however took a philosophical view on it
Jose Mourinho may solely assess that ‘soccer occurred’ after the Portuguese boss was left surprised by Tottenham blowing a 3-0 lead at West Ham on Sunday.
Spurs regarded heading in the right direction to proceed their high-scoring type in model after Heung-min Son fired in with lower than a minute on the clock. Harry Kane assisted his strike-partner with a shocking move, then bagged a double earlier than the sixteenth minute.
The North Londoners have been cruising as mortgage signing Gareth Bale got here on with 72 minutes gone however West Ham punished their complacency with three objectives within the remaining 12 minutes – the final a 94th minute screamer from Manuel Lanzini.
Tottenham blew a three-goal lead to attract 3-3 with West Ham after a late collapse on Sunday
The hosts blazed forward after solely a minute and have been in management at 3-0 after simply 16 minutes
Two late objectives and a 94th minute thunderbolt from Manuel Lanzini levelled the scores
‘In fact I’ve to analyse the second-half and do it internally however I choose to say that soccer occurred and reward West Ham’s perception,’ Mourinho informed Sky Sports activities post-match.
‘I knew that they’re a very completely different group this season. It is a large punishment to conceded three objectives however in the long run it is deserved.
‘The context of the sport was that it was in management. Kane and Bale may have killed the sport and it was going extra in direction of a fourth for us. However that is soccer.
‘We did not drop off intentionally. Their perception went up and my guys weren’t sturdy sufficient to deal with it psychologically.
Jose Mourinho was left surprised by the comeback after Spurs missed an opportunity to go second
Tomas Soucek impressed for West Ham and Mourinho likened him to Marouane Fellaini
‘I informed them to maintain the identical (at half-time) and concentrate on misplaced of set-pieces. David discovered a brand new Fellani in Tomas Soucek.
‘They have been very fortunate however they labored onerous to be fortunate and I reward them.’
Spurs missed the possibility to go second within the Premier League however the high quality of their objectives and the power of Kane and Son’s partnership has set the foundations for a possible title problem.
Bale’s first recreation again in England was removed from successful, lacking a one-on-one which may have killed the sport, however because the Welshman settles into common game-time once more the Londoners’ risk may develop.