Jose Mourinho Admits His Team Was Not Good Enough To Face Leipzig, Following Elimination From Champions League.

Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho reacts to his team awful display against German side RB Leipzig, who knocked them out of the Champions league round of 16 stage.

Tottenham return leg visit to the Red Bull Arena on Tuesday ended in a chaotic defeat for the London side, as they crashed out of the competition on the night after losing 3-0 at full-time, and 4-0 in aggregate.

Mourinho was looking quiet optimistic about Spurs' chances of overturning the 1-0 deficit from the first leg last month, but after the game, he admitted that his side are finding it difficult at the moment following the injury crises that has hit his team.

Jose Mourinho speaking on the defeat to Leipzig:
"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 is difficult for me to speak again about injuries, but you want me to speak about other things, when it looks like the obvious is that the problems accumulate with the accumulation of injuries. If you want to make a mental exercise and imagine Leipzig tonight without Sabitzer, Schick, Werner, do you think they would win the way they did?

"Do you want to go to Liverpool, without Salah, Mane, Henderson, Firmino? Do you want to go to Spain, to Barcelona without Griezmann, Messi, Suarez, Pique. Do you want to do this exercise with every team in the world. I think every team in the world would struggle with five or six of their best players missing. I think they would. It's as simple as that.

"All the players on the Leipzig bench would play at this moment in my team."

The former Chelsea and Man United Manager who was appionted in less than 24 hours after the sack of former manager of Spurs Mauricio Pochettino,  is on his worst winless run as a manager in his 935 career matches. He hasn't won a match in his last 6 matches as Tottenham boss, getting 2 draws and 5 losses.

Tottenham are currently looking forward to qualify for an European spot next season, as they are currently in 8th place in the league standings with 41 points, and 7 points below fellow London team Chelsea who are in the 4th spot.

Thier next game would be a premier league match on Sunday, when they host Solskjaer's Manchester United team who are in a very good recent form without losing a game in their last 10 matches across all competitions.

Mourinho would have to find a way to stop Ole Gunnar Solskjaer from doing the double over him having lost their previous meeting 2-1 at Old Trafford last December.

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