Despite the disappointment of failing to get three points against Bournemouth last night, Jose Mourinho has outlined the importance of beating Arsenal as Spurs look forward to the North London derby in two days time.
The Spurs boss rued the disadvantage his side will have in preparing for the all-important clash, with the Gunners having two more days since their last outing against Leicester on Tuesday.
Mourinho insisted that it was vital for the Lilywhites to beat their local rivals and go above them in the table.
Here’s what the 57-year-old said following the drab draw at the Vitality Stadium:
🗣 "If we win that game we pass them in the table, that has to be the objective"
Jose Mourinho on the North London derby pic.twitter.com/XpX99kmVyI
— Football Daily (@footballdaily) July 9, 2020
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At this point, it looks likely that the North London derby will be a snooze-fest. Both us and Arsenal have looked defensively solid in recent games but both sides have failed to create too many opportunities going forward. It could well be another 0-0 or 1-0.
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