Jose Mourinho admitted his Tottenham gamers weren’t robust sufficient mentally within the 3-Three draw with West Ham as Gareth Bale’s second debut descended right into a nightmare.
Manuel Lanzini scored the form of gorgeous 25-yard equaliser deep in damage time that Bale used to attain from Spurs to grab a degree for West Ham after the guests had trailed 3-Zero after simply 16 minutes.
Bale got here on within the 72nd minute and it was not till 10 minutes later that West Ham even began their comeback to depart Spurs with out a residence win within the Premier League all season.
“I feel you may think about how annoyed I’m. It was precisely once we had been in management that we conceded the primary and their perception went up.
“My guys weren’t robust sufficient to deal with it psychologically.
“The previous few seconds we misplaced two factors. This can be a sport that was within the pocket and we misplaced two factors.
“It’s tough to say complacency. To be vital at that degree. A workforce that scores three targets like we did can not lose like we did.
“They had been fortunate however possibly they deserved that luck. We had been unfortunate however possibly we deserved that.
“Harry Kane hit the publish. Bale can rating the fourth and kill it. Based mostly on free-kicks and second balls, they discovered a method. We ought to be stronger.
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“Within the second half, West Ham risked quite a bit, urgent up and giving us extra space.
“I do not know if it was us inviting them or with them with the additional motivation of getting within the sport. I am unable to determine it’s was us or them, possibly each.”
Tottenham striker Son Heung-min added: “The lads are devastated for the consequence, we predict we deserved three factors and performed rather well till the final 10 minutes. It is a shock.”
Moyes joked that he was eager to keep away from giving it the complete ‘Mourinho’ along with his response – referring to the Particular One’s antics at Previous Trafford after Manchester United beat Porto in 2004.
“I’ve simply seen my celebration… I do know another person who has run and slid down the touchline, so I wasn’t going to repeat that,” Moyes stated.
“However that David Pleat second got here to thoughts.
“It’s certainly one of these moments you do not typically get in soccer. At one level you are saying how dangerous can this get.
“You get a variety of downs in soccer when you’re working arduous and attempting to realize the highest degree, so you might have good moments however a variety of dangerous too. Right now was an excellent second. It was a second of brilliance from Manu.”
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