The Brazilian winger jumped to the defence of his supervisor after Spurs received again to profitable methods within the Premier League on the weekend
Lucas Moura has insisted that the entire Tottenham squad are united behind under-fire boss Jose Mourinho amid the membership’s turbulent 2020-21 marketing campaign.
Mourinho’s place within the Spurs dugout has been referred to as into query within the wake of a nightmare week which noticed the staff comply with up a north London derby defeat to Arsenal by exiting the Europa League in surprising trend by the hands of Dinamo Zagreb.
Spurs had been thrashed 3-Zero within the second leg of that last-16 tie in Croatia, however responded by beating Aston Villa 2-Zero within the Premier League on Sunday, with Moura issuing a rallying cry in his post-match interview.
What’s been stated?
“It’s been a really dangerous week for us, the sensation was very dangerous,” the Spurs winger instructed the Night Normal : “Final night time, we confirmed our nature, we confirmed angle.
“The benefit of soccer is you don’t have time to cry. We talked about [the Dinamo] recreation. The supervisor instructed us lots of issues, however the form of issues we have to maintain between us.
“He has lots of expertise and he tried to encourage us, and it was excellent for final night time’s recreation. Let’s go. We’ve 9 video games to play, we’ve got a last (the Carabao Cup), let’s end the season nicely.
“We’re all collectively. We’re in the identical boat. We lose collectively, we win collectively. What occurred in Croatia was our fault. Everybody included. After we’re on the pitch, we simply need to win.
“We all know there are lots of followers behind the TV supporting us. We play for our household, we play for pleasure and we’re all collectively. We consider within the coach. We consider within the coach as a result of we all know his historical past. We simply need to achieve success right here.”
Spurs get again on monitor at Villa Park
Tottenham might have certified for the Champions League by profitable Europe’s second-tier competitors, however now the one approach that they’ll achieve entry is by ending within the Premier League’s high 4.
Chelsea are at present occupying the ultimate Champions League spot, however Spurs took full benefit of their recreation in hand on the Blues by seeing off Villa, with Carlos Vinicius and Harry Kane each getting on the scoresheet.
Moura offered the help for Vinicius to fireside house the opening objective of the sport simply earlier than the half-hour mark, and Kane made positive of all three factors when he gained and dispatched a penalty halfway by means of the second half.
Tottenham are actually sitting simply three factors behind Chelsea within the desk with 10 matches left to play, beginning with an away fixture towards Newcastle on April 4.
The north London outfit are as a consequence of play host to Manchester United seven days later, which can see Mourinho pit his wits towards his former employers as soon as once more.