Jose Mourinho does not like the use of statistics to evaluate soccer matches. Just last week, Tottenham’s manager complained that when used out of context, it was too often like “badly cooked meat and fish,” but there is one statistic that the Portuguese can’t argue with- Spurs may now be after abandoning victory in the second half 12 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers..
For teams and managers who have begun to embrace the true ambitions of the title challenge this season, recent results have highlighted their shortcomings and brought back some old mistakes. Primarily, Tottenham’s creativity issues and Mourinho struggle to motivate a group of non-victorious players who worked with them in the early stages of their management career with trophies. I will.
The first problem should be easy to deal with, but in order for the Spurs to get back on track, within Mourinho’s make-up, the second problem needs to be reduced to fix it quickly without long-term damage. There is.Basically, Mourinho learned how to reduce the demands of poorly performing players and relentlessly, as these traits led to the collapse of their relationship with the player. Chelsea And Manchester United In his last two jobs?
Mourinho doesn’t accept the same old mistakes he’s been spending team points on for a long time, so it’s a quick answer question. But his post-match comments when he held the players accountable are not a good sign.
“It’s very disappointing, it’s like the opposite Liverpool Mourinho said, “Control dangerous players for 90 minutes and make concessions from set pieces.” “I don’t intend to defend deeply. They know I asked them in half-time. If they can’t do better, it’s because they didn’t do better. “I know how to prepare the team. I know it all, so I don’t want to say anything more. We didn’t have the ambition or desire to do more. “
The current slump in Spurs began with a one-on-one draw. Crystal palace Two weeks ago, Tottenham has lost two out of three games and is now in fifth place since traveling to Liverpool on December 16th with the opportunity to clear three points at the top of the Premier League. .. Mourinho and his team are back in the puck instead of speeding up in the title race.
In the Palace, a goal of 81 minutes denied the Spurs victory, and in Anfield, Roberto FirminoThe 90-minute header turned a 1-1 draw into a 2-1 defeat. In Molino on Sunday, it was an 86 minute header. Romain Saïs cancelled Tanguy NdombeleIt was the first minute opener of the game, and I secured the points suitable for the home side.
Recognizing such slow goals of penalties would be a source of intense irritation for Mourinho, who attaches great importance to concentration and organization. Wherever he controls, his basic principles are always rooted in defensive solidity, and the Spurs are beginning to slide that aspect of the game.
Against wolves, like Anfield’s Liverpool, the Spurs were lined up and defensively robust. From a tactical point of view, they were impressive. However, shape has only progressed so far in determining the outcome of the game, and in Molino, as in previous Anfield, Spurs are willing to take control of their opponents at the expense of ownership. It was.
The Spurs were reinstated because they couldn’t defend the second half of the game in both games, but the mental fatigue of having to focus on the defensive organization for such a long time is when the defenders need to focus the most. May have contributed to switching off. That responsibility could be with Mourinho’s door. Because he hesitates to play with greater talent, the Spurs have to defend more than the title challenger.
Mourinho authorizes the departure of an aggressive midfielder Christian Eriksen Transfer to Inter Milan last January-Spurs’ transfer had little choice but to allow due to a decline in Dane’s contract-but Eriksen hasn’t been replaced. Dele Alli It can be used as Tottenham’s creativity in one-third of the attacks, but the former England The midfielder has been overlooked by Mourinho many times and appears to be heading towards the exit door, as Eriksen did almost a year ago.Probably the money spent Gareth veilWages on loan during his season from real Madrid It might be better to use number 10 instead of Eriksen, but that didn’t happen and Mourinho formed the team in another way.
But now the player he’s using is, especially when he’s away from home, Harry Kane Son Heung-min, and Spurs, do not allow the ball to be held and exercised. The shortcomings were seen in wolves, just as they were in Anfield and Selhurst Park this month. Mourinho’s approach puts pressure on him, and his players can do it.
So this is a big challenge for Mourinho. He has to win the Spurs again, but he also has to win without making an enemy in the dressing room. Sounds easy, but history shows that Mourinho may not work in this situation.
– Soccer Sports
Tottenham’s current non-winning player performs extensive tests on Mourinho’s relationship with his player
https://www.espn.com/soccer/blog-the-match/story/4274645/tottenhams-current-winless-run-a-massive-test-for-mourinho-and-his-relationship-with-his-players Tottenham’s current non-winning player performs extensive tests on Mourinho’s relationship with his player