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Mourinho refuses to blame “anyone” for Spurs performance

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Tottenham Hotspur put on a woeful performance, to say the least, but Jose Mourinho insists nobody is to blame.

Jose Mourinho’s Spurs side put on perhaps their worst performance of his short tenure so far at the club.

In a virtually one-sided game, the Lilly-whites demonstrated little adventure and plenty of naivety in defense.

All of which ultimately cost them the tie and saw them eliminated from the Champions League.

The Portuguese though is adamant that no individual player is to blame.

While he admits there were mistakes, in an interview with BT Sports, Mou believes that his players are doing all they can.

Mourinho considers the circumstances such as injury problems and insists his players are giving their all.

He said:

“If I can be critical of some of my players, I keep this for us. They tried to give what they can give.”

“We made mistakes, mistakes that we have analyzed in previous matches.”

” I never blame players with some difficulties.”

“It’s hard for me to cope with players who cannot express their potential, not those who are at their limit.”

“I am with the boys.”

“There is nobody to blame.”

“In every match, we have a traumatic injury. That’s the history of this season.”

“It is non-stop. Look at our bench tonight. It is very hard. I cannot blame the players.”

This has become a very un-Mourinho type of team.