Tottenham supervisor Jose Mourinho was fast to dampen speak of a tilt on the title, and revealed he’ll “sleep like an angel” after delivering his plans for the night.
Spurs secured an enormous three factors after a battling efficiency handed them a 2-Zero victory over Man Metropolis.
Objectives in every half from Son Heung-min and substitute Giovani Lo Celso sealed the win, with the show an ideal instance of what a Mourinho-managed crew can obtain in 2020.
Chatting with the BBC following the match, Mourinho mentioned: “It feels good [to be top], however perhaps tomorrow we’re second once more and truthfully that will not be an issue for me. I’m simply pleased with the evolution.
“Folks can not anticipate us to come back right here and after one season we’re combating for the title.
“We’re not combating for the title, we’re simply combating to win each match.
“However we’re going to lose matches, we’re going to draw matches.”
The gravitas of the victory was not solely misplaced on Mourinho, nonetheless, who revealed he would “sleep like an angel” after his night dose of soccer that included watching a match apart from Man Utd’s conflict with West Brom.
“However dinner tonight might be good and relaxed and I’ll watch Atletico Madrid v Barcelona and sleep like an angel,” he continued.
“However no drawback if Leicester wins [tomorrow] and we’re second once more.”
League is extra open – Kane
Tottenham captain Harry Kane additionally spoke to the Sky Sports activities cameras, and hinted that this season might throw up a shock title winner if any crew is able to stringing a constant spell of performances collectively.
“Incredible efficiency, we knew it was going to be a tricky recreation,” mentioned Kane.
“We had a recreation plan to play as a unit. Everybody labored their socks off as we speak. We took our probability, Sonny with an amazing objective. After which we knew it will open up within the second half
“I knew if I dropped deep then the centre-backs would include me and Sonny might run in behind. We dropped deep, in all probability greater than we would have liked to, however we modified that at half-time.
“It’s a season the place you’ve acquired to do all it takes to win video games. It’s going to be an up and down 12 months. There’s no higher feeling if you win. We’ll get pleasure from it, however we all know we’ve acquired an extended approach to go.
“We’re doing effectively, there’s nonetheless components we are able to enhance on. We’ve acquired plenty of robust video games to go. It’s a extra open league. Like all season, whoever can put a very good spell collectively could have a very good probability of profitable.”