JOSE MOURINHO has branded the Premier League ‘unprofessional’ following the late Covid call-off of Tottenham’s conflict with Fulham.
Wednesday’s match was postponed lower than THREE HOURS earlier than kick-off – regardless that high flight chiefs knew a couple of excessive variety of optimistic coronavirus exams within the Cottagers camp the day earlier than.
Jose Mourinho whinged about Premier League schedulingCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
Spurs boss Mourinho stated: “I do not need to communicate an excessive amount of about it. Simply to say that it felt unprofessional however that is the best way it’s or that is the best way it was.
“Did it disrupt our preparations and schedule? After all, we had been getting ready ourselves for that match and naturally we did not play and that’s disruptive of what’s per week of labor.
“The coaching periods earlier than that in fact they’d be totally different if we had been going to play that sport. So folks can suppose good for you since you did not play, good for me if I did not play – and I do know that I do not play as a result of then I might have a distinct cycle within the coaching periods.
“However to not play and to not practice like we want within the days earlier than in fact would not assist.”
Mourinho additionally believes this season is unfair – even when he admits he can’t say it – because of postponements and the Manchester golf equipment being allowed to start out their campaigns late due to their involvement within the later phases of final season’s European competitions, which had been delayed because of lockdown.
He stated: “It is a particular season with particular circumstances. I believe we now have to say it should be honest, we now have to say that as if we do not say that it is higher to not be concerned. We’ve got to say that.
“However I consider that groups from earlier than the season began it began instantly in a flawed method. To begin the season with two golf equipment having a match in hand is instantly a flawed begin. Instantly a flawed begin.
“The season began in August and solely within the final week of December we had been knowledgeable about when these two matches are going to be performed.
Spurs’ conflict with Fulham was postponed due to Covid-19 casesJOSCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty
Spurs had been left ready round on Wednesday afternoonCredit score: Instagram @josemourinho
“Now it is not about two matches, now it is about many different matches or just a few extra.
“Then you definitely go to for instance the yellow card accumulation on match 19 you go from 5 to 10 yellow playing cards.
“What will occur is that match 19 is just not the tip of first spherical as a result of for instance once we play match 19 we performed in opposition to a group twice and did not play in opposition to Fulham one single sport.
“So there are many issues that aren’t proper, however once more it’s what it’s. It is what is feasible to have and while you say it is honest or not honest, we now have to say it is honest.”