Jose Mourinho admitted he was stunned by Tottenham’s 6-1 win at Manchester United on Sunday, although insisted the standard of his staff’s show was no shock.
Spurs smashed the hapless Pink Devils from pillar to publish, regardless of falling behind within the second minute.
When requested to judge his staff’s show, Mourinho mentioned: “Superb. Very spectacular. Not a shock for me.
“The end result was a shock clearly, you possibly can’t anticipate to return right here and to win 6-1.
“It’s one thing that occurs as soon as in a lifetime.
“I can come right here 20 instances I don’t consider that I’m going to win once more 6-1.
“It occurred, but it surely occurred as a result of the staff was phenomenal because the second minute.
“Shedding 1-0, large character, a lot of confidence, went for it and being the perfect staff for the entire of the primary half.
“Then within the second half in opposition to ten – typically in opposition to ten you play dangerous and the staff in opposition to ten performs very properly.
“We didn’t take it on a humorous aspect of it, we took it on a respectful aspect of it.
“An unimaginable victory, however an important factor is three factors.
“We managed to do it twice. We misplaced factors at residence in opposition to Everton, we acquired them away at Southampton.
“We misplaced factors in opposition to Newcastle at residence, we acquired them at Previous Trafford.”
In latest weeks Mourinho has complained usually about his aspect’s hectic fixture checklist.
Concerning how they had been capable of produce 90 minutes of depth in opposition to United, he defined: “I might say [it comes] from the highest of the membership.
“From the board, from the construction, they gave us this squad. With out this squad it wouldn’t be doable.
“They gave us the squad, they gave us the choices, they gave us the gamers that we have now and that allowed us to be rotating gamers.
“Particularly this loopy week as a result of we had choices.
“With out choices we’d arrive right here utterly bare and it might be inconceivable to do it. So it’s a victory of an unimaginable squad.”
Lastly, Mourinho concluded by saying he expects Gareth Bale to be obtainable after the worldwide break: “Yeah, I consider so.
“Gareth will not be injured anymore, he’s coaching very, very laborious hopefully to be again for the following couple of matches.
“Once more, we begin Premier League and Europa League instantly.”