Tottenham Hotspur supervisor Jose Mourinho wasn’t within the best of moods after his aspect’s 3-1 defeat to Liverpool however gave a refreshingly trustworthy interview to talkSPORT.
Particular person errors had left him fuming however he additionally acknowledged his personal shortcomings in the course of the sport, as he counseled his aspect’s total efficiency within the Premier League defeat.
Spurs’ sloppy errors on the again noticed them downed by a medical Reds aspect, regardless of placing in first-half efficiency, conceding the opening purpose within the last minute of added time.
Ankle accidents to Harry Kane noticed the aspect given a shake up on the break with Serge Aurier additionally substituted however Liverpool instantly took benefit and added a second by way of Trent Alexander-Arnold earlier than a Sadio Mane purpose sandwiched Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg’s deficit-reducer.
Mourinho was capable of separate the targets from the efficiency although, and felt his aspect had carried out effectively, regardless of the scoreline.
Requested by talkSPORT’s Sam Matterface what he felt had gone awry, Mourinho was swift in his response.
He stated: “Particular person errors. The staff was very assured. The staff was, within the first-half, very, very strong the place it was tough to say one staff was dominating the opposite as a result of, in my view, we had good management of the sport.
“One mistake within the first minute, one mistake in minute 48. One minute into the second half one other mistake and instantly you’re shedding 2-0.
“The efficiency was good, particularly within the first half, the efficiency was excellent. It was very strong. The result’s unhealthy. It’s a defeat. Zero factors.”
The half-time adjustments, one enforced and one not, made the Spurs backline shakier and Mourinho admitted his personal error with the switches.
He added: “The rationale for the change was as a result of we misplaced a striker and it was as a result of I used to be not proud of some people and I made errors to try to give the staff a unique risk however once more, the primary minute within the second half – purpose.”
And Mourinho insisted he couldn’t provide a timeline on Kane’s potential absence however admitted Sunday’s conflict with Brighton could be too quickly.
Requested how lengthy he might be on the sidelines for, he revealed: “No, I don’t know. I simply know that Harry is a man with a fantastic spirit with a fantastic sacrifice in opposition to painful conditions and for Harry to say ‘no probability to play’ then he has no probability to play. It’s easy.
“I don’t assume so as a result of the sport is [Sunday]. I don’t consider. However I don’t know, I can’t let you know now.”