Jose Mourinho says Tottenham want to point out ‘extra depth’ following Manchester United defeat

Jose Mourinho says Tottenham need to show ‘more intensity’ following Manchester United defeat

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho known as on his gamers to be ‘extra aggressive’ because the Portuguese suffered his first defeat in his new job.

The defeat got here at his former membership Manchester United, virtually a 12 months after he was dismissed as supervisor of the Outdated Trafford membership.

Spurs went house empty-handed on Mourinho’s Outdated Trafford return
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Spurs had been overwhelmed 2-1 with a brace from Marcus Rashford incomes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s males the three factors.

The house facet had been 1-Zero up after six minutes when Rashford beat Paulo Gazzaniga at his close to put up after Jesse Lingard received the ball off Davinson Sanchez in a harmful space.

Dele Alli’s glorious flick and end introduced Spurs stage simply earlier than half time.

Nonetheless, Rashford restored Man United’s lead on 49 minutes from the penalty spot after Moussa Sissoko was adjudged to have clipped the England striker.

Rashford was the principle distinction between the 2 sides
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Mourinho really took a knock early within the recreation when Daniel James clattered into him after Harry Winks’ flying problem.

However the Spurs boss nonetheless believes his gamers may have proven extra aggression and depth.

He stated: “I can not say that I realized something particular. I do know that this group must be extra aggressive.

“We have to win extra duels, we have to begin the sport with extra depth, we have to make the opponent really feel what United made us really feel.

“You’ll want to make opponents really feel that they’re going to be in hassle and that we’re able to go for it. And we didn’t.

“We had been reactive and never proactive.

“Within the second half I used to be stuffed with confidence that we had been going to do a greater efficiency, like we had been doing between minute 30 and 45.

“However then that purpose is just not a pleasant purpose to concede.”