Wednesday, 14 April 2021

Jose Mourinho Praised Manchester United’s Appearance

By db-admin – Jose Mourinho was calm when Tottenham Hotspur defeated Manchester United 1-3. Mourinho even praised the appearance of the Red Devils.

Taking place at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in the 31st week of the Premier League, Sunday (11/4/2021), WIB, there was a big match between Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester United. Spurs were able to close the first half with a 1-0 lead from Son Heung-min (40 ‘).

In the second half, Manchester United did not give up. MU were even able to get back up, reversing the lead with three goals from Fred (57 ‘), Edinson Cavani (79’) and Mason Greenwood (90 + 6 ‘). Final score 3-1 for the visitors.

The action ran tight. Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United both recorded 12 shots. It’s just that, the Red Devils were superior with seven shots on target compared to only three from the Spurs.

Tension also heated up, with one MU goal annulled by VAR and six yellow cards issued by the referee (five to MU and one to Spurs).

Jose Mourinho, the manager of Tottenham Hotspur, did not say much after the match. Mourinho even praised Manchester United’s performance.

“Credit to our opponents. They have good players and a lot of quality, with extraordinary physicality in midfield,” explained Mourinho as quoted by the BBC.

“In general, I think we lost against a great team. I praise my players and also praise Manchester United,” he added.

Jose Mourinho was also reluctant to discuss the matter of Tottenham Hotspur, who found it difficult to maintain excellence in the match. Mourinho said his team was working hard.

“Losing points from being superior is one of the situations that makes me uncomfortable talking to the media anymore,” he concluded.

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