Kind one! Jose Mourinho praised Sean Deutsch after Tottenham’s 1-0 win over Burnley, and Mauricio Pochettino claimed credit for the incredible partnership between Harry Kane and his son Hyung-Min.
Jose Mourinho praised ‘very clever’ opposition manager Sean Deiche and predecessor Mauricio Pochettino after the 1-0 win over Tottenham Burnley.
Son Hyung-min teamed up with Harry Kane for the ninth time this season in the 76th minute, winning the Spurs after stubborn resistance from the home side.
And after leading for a third straight win for North London, Mourinho was keen to compliment Deutsch’s team’s show by highlighting Pochettinto’s work in his match-winning partnership before coming into touch.
Jose Mourinho (left) full of praise for Shawn Deutsch after narrowly defeating Tottenham Burnley
‘This is exactly what I was expecting. I know Shawn, I know how hard he can make it for the best attacking teams, “said Mourinho. Sky Sports After the victory.
‘He’s very clever, playing with what he has he has given us a very tough match. So congratulations to him and his boys.
‘My players didn’t play the quality of football we wanted, but because of Burnley, not because of us. So I think we played the positive game. ‘
Son Hyung-min (right) reunites with Harry Kane (center) to give Spurs a 1-0 victory.
The deadly pair of Spurs are one of the stories of the season so far and their Premier League goal tally has reached 29th on the list, the second largest in the history of top flight.
The pair have been a key element for Tottenham for several years since the popular former manager Pochettino Ken brought them together in the first team from the academy and signed them in 2015.
The current boss is sure to ask the Argentine about his well-known pair.
‘I don’t want all the credit because they played together under Mauricio’s time. They’ve played together for a long time, probably differently, ’Mourinho said.
The Portuguese also credited their predecessor, Mauricio Pochettino, for developing the pair.
‘Perhaps now Harry is not always nine, he has now reached an area that allows his son to achieve goals in various fields.’
Individually, the son is the top scorer with eight, and why he was involved with 13 goals this season – breaking the record for most goals and contributing in six games.
Pochettino was Tottenham’s director between 2015 and 2019, guiding the top-three to three of the four seasons and helping them reach the Champions League final in 2019.
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