Some Spurs fans on social media are split over whether Jose Mourinho and his coaching staff were right to celebrate Tottenham qualifying for the Europa League.
Tottenham had to beat Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park yesterday afternoon to give themselves the best chance of European football next season and they looked to be on course when Harry Kane gave them the lead with another fine finish.
However, Spurs were pegged back in the second half when Palace managed to equalise and secure a deserved draw.
Despite Tottenham’s failure to pick up all three points, Chelsea did the Lilywhites a favour by beating Wolves 2-0, ensuring that Spurs leapfrogged Nuno Espirito Santo’s men into the sixth spot.
Mourinho, who has already admitted his desire to win next season’s Europa League (Football.London), was seen celebrating the achievement with his coaching staff.
Some Spurs fans were left absolutely fuming that the Tottenham head coach was celebrating a sixth-place finish, while others insisted that it showed a winning mentality.
Piss poor mentality ! Comes from the top … we’re bang bang average all the way through the club ! And that’s just honest
— Cos1882 (@CNK82) July 26, 2020
I can’t celebrate after that performance tbh I’m happy he could play the youngsters in the europa but let the rebuild start cuz this is shocking .
— @mchalekevin2 (@mchalekevin2) July 26, 2020
What the hell are they celebrating. They stank the place up again. Now they will stink up Europe. Jose out now
— Jack Duval (@JonathanPodro) July 26, 2020
I’m not anti Mourinho and I don’t care how many he’s won with other clubs, it’s irrelevant. I’m for giving hi backing and next season but let’s not exaggerate his accomplishments this season it’s pathetic to be celebrating EL after 4 consecutive CL seasons.
— LJohnson (@lazqetjohnson) July 26, 2020
Celebrating the Europa League is absolute tin pot, but on the other hand I like to see them passionate about something. It is what it is.
— Dan (@YidVids) July 26, 2020
People will laugh at Mourinho celebrating a place in Europe next season but the reality is it will create more funds for players this summer in a time when so many clubs will be resteicted in the market. Europa League football is better than no European football whatsoever.
— Noz Ahmed (@NozAhmed) July 26, 2020
“Why are they celebrating??”
This was the table when Mourinho took over pic.twitter.com/HSsOao7l0L
— Marcus🇰🇷 (@thfcmarcus) July 26, 2020
Weird fans complaining about Mourinho celebrating qualifying for Europa League…
If you want players and club to take it seriously then what better way than celebrating the fact you’re in the competition. Mourinho the master of mind games… letting them know it’s important
— Danny Clark (@PaxtonDan515) July 26, 2020
Anyone annoyed at Mou celebrating.
He wants TROPHIES.
One thing Poch lacked BIG TIME was the ability to care about smaller accolades.
For a club starved for silverware, Mourinho’s mindset is exactly what we need.
— Seán (@SpursDub) July 26, 2020
Spurs Web Opinion
Jose admitted already that the objective that they have set internally is to win the Europa League next season, for which qualification was the first step. The Spurs boss is a man who likes having clear ambitions to work towards and qualifying for Europe is an objective he clearly rallied his squad around in the final few games. I have no problems with him celebrating the achievement.
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