Tottenham suffered a humiliating loss to RB Leipzig last night and Jose Mourinho suggests more disappointment await his side.
Jose Mourinho has admitted that it will be ‘very difficult’ for Tottenham to qualify for Europe’s biggest club competition the next season.
A first-half brace from skipper Marcel Sabitzer followed by Emil Forsberg’s strike late in the game saw Spurs crash out of the Round of 16 of the Champions League in an 4-0 aggregate defeat.
Spurs were without Steven Bergwijn, Ben Davies, Harry Kane, Davinson Sanchez, Moussa Sissoko, and Son Heung-min who are all sidelined due to injuries.
Missing their key players clearly showed as they finished last night’s tie without having won in each of their last seven matches. And Mourinho feels the injury crisis will even prevent them from earning a top-four finish this season.
“With the squad, we have at the moment it is going to be very, very difficult,” the Spurs boss said, according to the Guardian.
“Our problems are not going to disappear tomorrow. We will fight until the end,”
“In the Premier League, we don’t have results where we have no chance to fight for the points. We are not going to recover any players for Sunday but at least we have a little period, four days. So, at least from a physical point, we can react.”