Tottenham Hotspur fell to yet another defeat in the Premier League this weekend as they lost 2-1 away to London rivals, West Ham United.
The Hammers took the lead early on in the game after a mix-up at the back for Tottenham, with Antonio smashing home a rebound to make it 1-0.
Spurs struggled to create chances or get a real foothold in the match across the first 45, triggering two half-time changes from Jose Mourinho. Gareth Bale and Matt Doherty replaced Erik Lamela and Japhet Tanganga at the break.
However, Tottenham proceeded to go 2-0 down from a Lingard finish before they finally woke up and started to look dominant in the tie, with West Ham sitting back.
Unfortunately, despite a second-half Lucas Moura header from a Bale corner, Spurs wasted chances to level the game and walked away empty-handed.
After the game, Mourinho claimed that there was nothing he could do as a coach to fix some of the issues that Tottenham have, perhaps hinting at individual errors.
He said (Emma Sanders): “I feel that we are not in the position in relation to our potential – even if I think for a long, long time that we have problems in the team that I cannot resolve by myself as a coach.
“Our potential is higher than where we are so there is frustration.”
On whether he is questioning his own methods, he added (Football London): “No, not at all. Not at all. Zero. Because sometimes the results are the consequence of multiple situations in football and mine and my coaching staff’s methods are second to nobody in the world.”
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