Sudah Bantai Manchester United, Mourinho Tak Mau Terlena

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Jumat, 16 Okt 2020 19:13 WIB
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 01: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur  gives his team instructions  during the UEFA Europa League play-off match between Tottenham Hotspur and Maccabi Haifa at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on October 01, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
Sudah Bantai Manchester United, Mourinho Tak Mau Terlena (Getty Images/Clive Rose)
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Tottenham Hotspur lagi on fire. Mereka sukses singkirkan Chelsea di Carabao Cup dan bantai Manchester United di liga. Mourinho tak mau terlena!

Akhir bulan September kemarin, Tottenham Hotspur menaklukkan Chelsea di ajang Carabao Cup via adu penalti. Mereka pun melangkah ke babak selanjutnya.

Lalu di pertandingan terakhir Liga Inggris, Tottenham Hotspur mampu bikin kejutan. Tuan rumah Manchester United dibantai telak 6-1.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 04: Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates with teammates after scoring his sides sixth goal during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on October 04, 2020 in Manchester, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)Tottenham Hotspur lagi dalam tren positif (Getty Images/Alex Livesey)

Manajer Tottenham Hotspur, Jose Mourinho memuji para pemainnya. Apalagi, seluruh skuad dalam kondisi prima.

"Jadwal kami padat, tapi kami lebih baik dari musim lalu. Tidak ada pemain yang cedera, semua bisa bermain dan maksimal di lapangan," katanya seperti dilansir dari Sky Sports.

Di pekan kelima Liga Inggris nanti, Spurs bakal menjamu West Ham United pada Minggu (18/10) pukul 22.30 WIB. Kemudian pekan depannya, jadwal padat menanti dengan pertandingan di Premier League dan di Ligaa Europa.

"Jeda internasional pekan ini membuat beberapa pemain bisa istirahat, itu bagus," kata Mourinho.

Pria asal Portugal itu menambahkan, timnya harus fokus menghadapi tiap pertandingan. Meski dalam tren positif, Mourinho tak mau terlena.

"Kami harus terus dan terus bekerja keras. Persaingannya ketat, maka para pemain harus terus meningkatkan diri," paparnya.

"Kami sudah melalui pekan-pekan yang bagus, tapi itu sudah lewat. Sekarang kami harus fokus ke depa," pungkasnya.

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 27: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur reacts during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on September 27, 2020 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas - Pool/Getty Images)Jose Mourinho tak mau Tottenham Hotspur terlena dengan raihan kemenangan Foto: (Getty Images/Pool)

Tottenham Hotspur sementara ini duduk di peringkat keenam Klasemen Liga Inggris dengan tujuh poin dari empat laga.

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