The Portuguese has endured a tough marketing campaign – and that was underlined after a 3-1 defeat to the Purple Devils
Tottenham’s 3-1 defeat at house in opposition to Manchester United signalled a succession of ‘worsts’ for supervisor Jose Mourinho.
Spurs had taken the lead within the encounter shortly after United had a aim controversially chopped off, however they have been unable to face up to the Purple Devils within the second half.
Edinson Cavani, who had been the unlucky participant to have his effort disallowed, was on the scoresheet and Fred additionally registered after the break.
What data did Mourinho set?
Firstly, this was Tottenham’s tenth defeat of the season. By no means earlier than has Mourinho endured so many losses in a single league marketing campaign.
Spurs have been crushed by Everton, Liverpool (twice), Leicester, Brighton, Chelsea, Manchester Metropolis, West Ham, Arsenal and Man Utd this season.
Moreover, it implies that Tottenham have given away 18 factors from a number one place this time period. Provided that Mourinho constructed his identify on organisation and strong defensive work, this comes as one thing of a shock. Once more, that is the worst within the supervisor’s profession.
In the meantime, it was the primary time that Mourinho has ever misplaced a house match in opposition to Man Utd.
Certainly, the Portuguese has been a coach since 2000, taking cost of Benfica, Uniao de Leira, Porto, Chelsea, Inter, Actual Madrid, Manchester United and now Tottenham.
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For Spurs, it leaves them with solely an out of doors likelihood of qualifying for the Champions League subsequent season. With seven matches of the marketing campaign remaining, they’re six factors off the tempo of West Ham, who occupy fourth.
Complicating issues for Tottenham is that they may even need to overtake Chelsea and Liverpool, whereas Everton, who’re solely two factors behind them, have two video games in hand.