Come the end of the season Jose Mourinho may look back at the importance of Monday's late 1-0 win at Burnley.
As he put it in his post-match press conference, it was a game "with all the ingredients to lose points" due to the fact it was a cold and rainy Monday night, they were playing in an empty stadium and they faced an opponent who cope extremely well at the back against the attacking power of a team like Tottenham.
Jamie Carragher has revealed his second choice for Premier League winners if Liverpool fail to defend their title. Manchester City are currently bookmakers’ favourites to win the Premier League, just ahead of Liverpool, while Jose Mourinho’s Spurs are third favourites.
Jamie Carragher certainly doesn’t want to see City go all the way this season but, apparently, the former Liverpool and England defender wouldn’t hate if Spurs claimed the title.
Netflix’s The Last Dance, a documentary that chronicled Michael Jordan’s final season with the Chicago Bulls, spawned the ‘I took it personal’ meme. The basics of the meme are thus: Jordan zeroes in on any – perceived or otherwise – slight on him to use that as motivation for his continued excellence. Harry Kane’s exploits in the early part of the 2020-21 season indicates he may have channelled his inner Jordan and taken his FIFA stats to heart.
Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has explained that he was having a selection headache in Monday night’s win over Burnley, as on several occasions he thought about substituting the duo of Giovani Lo Celso and Sergio Reguilon onto the pitch.