Jose Mourinho unimpressed by fringe players in Antwerp defeat

Tottenham Hotspur supervisor Jose Mourinho mentioned the disappointing performances of his fringe gamers in Thursday’s 1-Zero Europa League loss to Royal Antwerp would make it “very straightforward” to select his staff going ahead.

Mourinho made 9 modifications to the lineup from Monday’s 1-Zero Premier League win at Burnley however Spurs fell behind inside 30 minutes after an error from defender Ben Davies allowed Antwerp ahead Lior Refaelov to attain from shut vary.

Dele Alli, Steven Bergwijn, Giovani lo Celso and Carlos Vinicius have been all changed at halftime however Spurs have been unable to get again on stage phrases. It was their first defeat since shedding 1-Zero to Everton on the Premier League’s opening weekend in September.

“I want to have made 11 modifications at halftime,” Mourinho informed reporters. “I didn’t make 5 as I used to be afraid of an extended 45 minutes.

“I all the time wish to assume the gamers deserve a chance. We have now a giant squad with a number of good gamers,” he added.

“It’s my accountability to present them alternatives nevertheless it’s additionally their alternative to catch the possibility with each palms and ask for extra.

“Tonight exhibits my future selections are going to be very straightforward.”


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