Jose Mourinho reacts to Chelsea’s goalless draw at Tottenham
Jose Mourinho insists that Chelsea were fully deserving of their point in the wake of their goalless draw at Tottenham
Jose Mourinho insisted that his Chelsea side more than deserved their point after they held Tottenham Hotspur to a goalless draw at White Hart Lane on Sunday afternoon.
Asmir Begovic was the busier goalkeeper in the first half, as the Chelsea shot-stopper saved efforts from the likes of Son Heung-min and Mousa Dembele in north London.
At the other end, Eden Hazard – deployed up front for the Blues – forced Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris into a reflex save from a volley in what was Chelsea’s only shot on target against the Lilywhites.
Speaking to BT Sport after Sunday’s draw, Mourinho said: “I am more than happy with the performance. I am happy with the team collectively.
“It was the best Chelsea performance of the season, against a dangerous team. My players did everything to try and interpret my defensive ideas the with ball.”
The Portuguese coach then added: “We had control of the game and had the best chances. My team deserved more than a point.”
The result left Chelsea in 14th place in the Premier League table and 14 points behind leaders Manchester City after 14 games of the new season.
Spurs, meanwhile, are fifth and a point behind fourth-placed Arsenal ahead of the Gunners’ clash at Norwich City on Sunday afternoon.